Families Seek Poll Over Placement Of Unidentified Remains At 9/11 Museum

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — A group of family members of World Trade Center victims is demanding that New York City officials give them a list of next of kin for all of the nearly 2,800 victims so they can poll the relatives on the placement of unidentified remains.

The families announced Thursday that they have filed a Freedom of Information Law request to get the relatives’ names and addresses.

They want to poll the family members on the city’s plan to place more than 9,000 unidentified pieces of human remains at a subterranean site at the National September 11 Memorial & Museum.

A spokesman for Mayor Michael Bloomberg says many family members would be outraged if the city released their addresses.

The spokesman says family members were consulted about plans for the unidentified remains.

SOUND-OFF: Where Should The Remains Be Placed?  Share Your Thoughts In The Comments Section…

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One Comment

  1. claudia says:

    Why does “a committee feel they need to contact every single family? Let people vote on the issue if they choose – publish a website, mailing address where they can regiaster “a vote” giving the victims name & their name.
    If they choose not to vote, so be it.

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