26 Mar '13, 4pm

WWII MIA FOUND? Remains on Mariana Island May Be American Soldier: Singapore Poised to Announce Purchase of 12...

WWII MIA FOUND? Remains on Mariana Island May Be American Soldier: Singapore Poised to Announce Purchase of 12...

The remains of an American World War II soldier missing in action for nearly 70 years have reportedly been identified after they were found on the Pacific’s Northern Mariana Islands. The Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command confirmed to FoxNews.com that its team currently working in Saipan has received “possible human remains” and material evidence consistent with an unresolved case from World War II. “At this point, we cannot confirm the identity of these remains,” an email to FoxNews.com read. “Our next step is to get the remains and evidence back to JPAC’s Central Identification Laboratory at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, and conduct the appropriate forensic analyses.” The team is expected back this week, according to Jamie Dobson, JPAC’s chief of media operations. Physical anthropologist Shuichiro Narasaki from the Japan Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare in T...

Full article: http://www.foxnews.com/us/2013/03/26/remains-wwii-soldier...

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