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Death toll rises to 17 in California mudslides

The death toll from devastating mudslides in affluent communities along a stretch of Southern California coastline rose to 17 on Wednesday after two more bodies were recovered, the local sheriff said, and the number of people missing also climbed to 17, Reuters reports

Death toll rises to 17 in California mudslides

Death toll rises to 17 in California mudslides

STEPANAKERT, JANUARY 11, ARTSAKHPRESS:“We realize that this is going to be a long and difficult journey for all of us and our community,” Santa Barbara County Sheriff Bill Brown told reporters at a late afternoon news conference.

Among the damaged properties were historic hotels and the homes of celebrities including television personality Oprah Winfrey and talk-show host Ellen DeGeneres, who both live in the upscale hillside community of Montecito.


     

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