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Nov 28, 2012 3:03 PM by Ian Auzenne

Body Found Identified as Black Elk Platform Worker

The body found Monday in the Gulf of Mexico is that of the missing worker from the Black Elk Energy platform fire. Jerome Malapago's body was found Monday morning three miles offshore, or 28 miles away from the platform. The Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office says it used dental records provided by the government of the Philippines to identify Malapago's remains.

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