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      List of missing in Joplin down to zero

      At an afternoon news conference, Governor Jay Nixon announced everyone is now accounted for on the Joplin missing list. The death toll stands at 134 in the wake of the devastating tornado. According to the Springfield News Leader, that includes 124 who were confirmed dead, seven who died but were never taken to the morgue and three who died in the hospital since the tornado.At noon, the Missouri Department of Public Safety released its final list and attributed each person found as found alive, or confirmed dead.Also on Wednesday, NASA released a high resolution photo of the tornado's path through Joplin.Following is the news release regarding the final missing/found list:FULL PRESS RELEASE INCLUDING NAMES OF DECEASED

      The Missouri Department of Public Safety announced today that all persons who had previously been reported as unaccounted-for have either been located or confirmed deceased and their next-of-kin notified.In the wake of this devastating tornado, Missouri State Highway Patrol Troopers have demonstrated outstanding professionalism and dedication in carrying out the vital mission of locating every individual who was unaccounted for after the storm, Gov. Nixon said. Our Troopers worked 24/7 to locate these individuals and to bring relief to the families of the living, and closure to the families of those who died. This was a critical mission that our Missouri State Highway Patrol performed exceptionally well.Last Wednesday, May 25, Gov. Jay Nixon ordered the department and the Missouri State Highway Patrol to assume responsibility for locating individuals who were unaccounted-for after the devastating Joplin tornado. After initial reports that the number of unaccounted-for individuals could be more than 1,300, the Patrol focused the search on individuals for whom an official missing-persons report had been filed.On Thursday, May 26, Gov. Nixon also directed the Missouri State Highway Patrol to augment the process of identifying the remains of those who died as a result of the tornado, and to expedite the process of notifying those individuals TM next of kin.As of 1 p.m. today, a total of 268 missing-persons reports have been filed since the tornado; that total includes three additional reports that have been filed since yesterday afternoon TMs media briefing. Over the past week, State Troopers and other partners have worked 24 hours a day to account for each of those individuals.Today, Gov. Nixon, the Department of Public Safety and the Highway Patrol reported that of the 268 individuals on the unaccounted-for persons list. 144 previously unaccounted-for individuals are reported located; 124 previously unaccounted-for individuals have been confirmed deceased, and their next of kin have been notifiedThat brings the number of unaccounted-for individuals to zero.Persons categorized as reported located are individuals who the Missouri State Highway Patrol has received credible information indicating that they are alive.As of 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 1, 134 individuals have been confirmed deceased as a result of the tornado. This total of 134 includes the following:124 individuals included on the unaccounted-for list who have been confirmed deceased and whose next of kin have been notified by the Missouri State Highway Patrol;7 individuals who have been confirmed deceased but were never transported to the temporary morgue because they were transported to funeral homes immediately after the tornado; and3 individuals who have died in a hospital since the storm

      The names of the individuals who have been confirmed deceased and whose next of kin have been notified as of 1 p.m. today (Wednesday, June 1) are:

      Jose O. Alvarez, 59, Joplin

      Maria L. Alvarez-Torres, 43, Joplin

      Barbara A. Anderson, 76, Joplin

      Sarah L. Anderson, 47, Joplin

      William A. Anderson, 53, Joplin

      Cyrus Edward Ash, Jr., 87, Joplin

      Grace Aquino, 46, of Joplin

      Robert W. Baker, 54, Joplin

      Bruce M. Baillie, 56, Joplin

      Robert E. Bateson, 45, Joplin

      Dorothy T. Bell, 88, Joplin

      Regina M. Bloxham, 55, Joplin

      Barbara Boyd, 86, Joplin

      Lathe E. Bradfield, 84, Joplin

      Ramona M. Bridgeford, 77, Seneca

      Leo E. Brown, 86, Joplin

      Hugh O. Buttram, 85, Joplin

      Tami L. Campbell, 28, Joplin

      Arriyinnah S. Carmona, 8, Joplin

      Moises Carmona-Navarro, 42, Joplin

      Shante M. Caton, 10, Joplin

      Trenton Caton, 6, Pierce City

      Raymond Chew, 66, Joplin

      Carolane J. Collins, 62 Eagle Rock

      Clyde Coleman, 72, Galena, Kansas

      Lois A. Comfort, 66, Webb City

      Keenan K. Conger, 49, Joplin

      Vicki L. Cooper, 59, Joplin

      Teddy R. Copher, 71, Joplin

      Malisa A. Crossley, 36, Joplin

      Adam Darnaby, 27, Joplin

      Patricia E. Dawson, 74, Joplin

      Nancy E. Douthitt, 94, Joplin

      Ellen Doyle, 75, Joplin

      Faith Dunn, 71, Joplin

      Amonda S. Eastwood, 49, Joplin

      Richard A. Elmore, 70, Joplin

      Randy E. England, 34, Neosho

      Mark L. Farmer, 56, Joplin

      Ida M. Finley, 88, Joplin

      Betty Fisher, 86, Joplin

      Robert S. Fitzgerald, 61, Joplin

      Rick E. Fox, 56, Joplin

      Marsha A. Frost, 32, Joplin

      Sebastian C. Frost, 10, Joplin

      Charles K. Gaudsmith, 21, Carthage

      Billie J. Gideon, 77, Joplin

      Paul E. Haddock, 63, Joplin

      Johnna Hale, 49, Joplin

      Caley Lantz Hare, 16, Joplin

      Dorothy V. Hartman, 91, Joplin

      Dee A. Hayward, 47, Galena, Kansas

      Glenn W. Holland, 59, Joplin

      Lorie M. Holland, 48, Joplin

      Charlotte Hopwood, 84, Joplin

      Hayze Howard, 1, Webb City

      Harli Howard, 5, Webb City

      Thomas Russell Howard, 29, Webb City

      Iona Hull, 70, Carthage

      Wendy A. Istas, 58, Joplin

      Jane E. Jaynes, 86, Joplin

      Melisa R. Johnson, 50, Carthage

      Cheryl L. Jones, 39, Altamont, Kansas

      Kathy S. Keling, 53, Joplin

      James D. Kendrick, 63, Joplin

      Stanley D. Kirk, 62, Joplin

      Geneva Koler, 84, Joplin

      Tedra J. Kuhn, 69, Joplin

      Donald W. Lansaw, Jr., 31, Joplin

      Bruce A. Lievens, 48, Joplin

      Billie S. Little, 65, Joplin

      Skyuler I. Logsdon, 1, Joplin

      Christopher D. Lucas, 28, Vinita, Oklahoma

      Rachel K. Markham, 31, Joplin

      Patricia Mann, 64, Joplin

      Nancy Martin, 52, Neosho

      Jesse L. McKee, 44, Neosho

      James E. McKeel, 69, Joplin

      Mary L. McKeel, 64, Joplin

      Randall E. Mell, 49, Joplin

      Angelina A. Menapace, 52, Joplin

      Ronald D. Meyer, 64, Joplin

      Lorna K. Miller, 72, Joplin

      Ray Donald Miller III, 49, Joplin

      Suzanne M. Mock, 39, Forsyth

      Esterlita Moore, 64, Joplin

      Doris Montgomery, 83, Joplin

      Sally Moulton, 57, Joplin

      Edmond V. Mullaney, 82, Joplin

      Sharyl Nelsen, 34, Joplin

      William R. Norton, 18, Joplin

      Dennis M. Osborn, 34, Seneca

      Charles E. Oster, 77, Joplin

      Shirley Ann Parker, 68, Joplin

      Mary J. Perry, 76, Joplin

      James B. Peterson, 27, Joplin

      Anna Pettek, 91, Joplin

      John H. Petty, 37, Neosho

      Hallie M. Piquard, 78, Joplin

      Natalia M. Puebla, 17, Neosho

      Shelly Marie Ramsey, 42, Neosho

      Loretta Randell, 54, Joplin

      Troy Raney, 39, Joplin

      Virgil T. Reid, 77, Joplin

      Johnny Richey, 52, Joplin

      Vicki Robertson, 66, Joplin

      Keith D. Robinson, 48, Joplin

      Virginia Mae Salmon, 80, Joplin

      Thomas Sarino 75, Joplin

      Tonya L. Sawyer, 41, Fort Scott, Kansas

      Frances A. Scates, 70, Joplin

      Gladys J. Seay, 83, Welch, Oklahoma

      Daniel W. Shirley, 48, Joplin

      Judy Smith, 71, Joplin

      Luther Smith, 71, Joplin

      Nicholaus A. Smith, 23, Joplin

      Shyrell L. Smith, 68, Pittsburg, Kansas

      Lois L. Sparks, 92, Joplin

      Steven J. Stephens, 28, Joplin

      Gregan D. Sweet, 59, Joplin

      Kayleigh Teal, 16, Pittsburg, Kansas

      Heather L. Terry, 36, Joplin

      John Thomas, Jr., 40, Joplin

      Sandra K. Thomas, 55, Carthage

      Zachary D. Treadwell, 9, Joplin

      Margaret Tuit, 92, Joplin

      Michael E. Tyndall, 33, Joplin

      Darian D. Vanderhoofven, 45, Joplin

      Joshua D. Vanderhoofven, 1, Joplin

      Miguel Vazquez-Castillo, 28, Joplin

      Miles Wells, 49, Webb City

      Tiera Whitley, 20, Fulton, Kansas

      Zach Williams, 12, Joplin

      Charles W. Writer, 74, Joplin

      The coroner has authorized the release of all deceased persons to their families so that they may be laid to rest. As of 1 p.m., 119 persons had been released from the morgue, and additional persons are expected to be released later today.