Body Of Gulf Oil Platform Worker Identified After Fire

The body of a Gulf of Mexico oil platform worker has been identified after almost two weeks since the platform caught on fire. The AP reports:

A body found in the Gulf of Mexico near Grand Isle has been identified as a Filipino worker missing since a Nov. 16 oil platform fire.

 

Lafourche Parish Coroner Dr. John King said Wednesday the person is 28-year-old Jerome Malagapo.

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