Aug 10, 2016

West Virginia Teen's Body Recovered Nearly 7 Weeks After Flood

Greenbrier County, WV
USA
by
The Weather Channel
Mykala Phillips, 14, is pictured here. Photo: Courtesy of the Phillips family
Mykala Phillips, 14, is pictured here. Photo: Courtesy of the Phillips family

State police in West Virginia confirmed Wednesday that a body recovered in Greenbrier County was identified as Mykala Phillips, the 14-year-old who had been missing since the horrible flooding that hit the state on June 23.

The state Medical Examiner's office delivered the news to the authorities Wednesday afternoon, according to West Virginia MetroNews. Dental records were used to identify Phillips, and her family was informed at about 1:40 p.m. Wednesday, Sgt. Drew Pendleton from the West Virginia State Police told West Virginia MetroNews