Number of people missing in deadly Montecito slide reduced to 5, officials say

Posted: January 12, 2018 at 11:55 a.m.

AP Photo/MARCIO JOSE SANCHEZ A car sits stranded in flooded water in Montecito, Calif., Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018. Dozens of homes were swept away or heavily damaged and several people were killed Tuesday as downpours sent mud and boulders roaring down hills stripped of vegetation by a gigantic wildfire that raged in Southern California last month.

LOS ANGELES -- The number of people still missing in the wake of a deadly mudslide in Montecito now figures at five, officials said Friday morning.

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