The Yeshiva World
Nearly 14 years after the Sept. 11 attacks on New York, the remains of a victim from New Jersey has finally been identified.
The New York medical examiner identified the man as Matthew David Yarnell, who was 26 when he died in the al-Qaida attacks that destroyed the Twin Towers on Sept. 11, 2001.
Only 60 percent of the 2,753 people missing and believed dead in the New York attacks have been formally identified.
Yarnell’s identification brings the total number identified to 1,640.
There have been no identifications of 1,113 missing people and 7,703 of the samples of human remains cannot be identified.