2 bodies send landslide toll to 16

8 other dead in Washington state disaster said likely located

Posted: March 26, 2014 at 5:29 a.m.

Workers use heavy equipment to clear debris Tuesday from a highway on the western edge of the mudslide that struck near Arlington, Wash.

The search for survivors at the site of a landslide continued Tuesday with the growing fear that rescue workers would find more bodies beneath the several stories of mud, which had the consistency of freshly poured concrete.

This story is only available from our archives.

Front Section, Pages 2 on 03/26/2014