McAlester News-Capital, McAlester, OK

June 1, 2011

LIST: Dept. of Public Safety calls for assistance in ID-ing missing

Globe Staff Writer

JOPLIN, Mo. — The DPS said in a release passed out at the news conference that the names of the missing are being cross-referenced with hospitals that admitted patients injured by the tornado, shelters housing tornado survivors, applicants for disaster assistance and the Safe and Well program of the American Red Cross. The state also is checking with cellphone service providers to see if cellphones belonging to those reported as missing have been used since the tornado.