Update on remains of American troops dumped in landfill

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - A new revised report says the remains of many more troops have been dumped in a Virginia landfill than the military originally admitted to.

The Washington Post says the partial remains of at least 274 American troops were sent to the King George County landfill in Virginia.

The families of the deceased authorized the military to dispose of the remains respectfully and with dignity; but they were never aware of the landfill dumping.

Air Force officials tell the Post they have no plans now to alert the families.

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