Sept. 11 death toll grows after cancer death

This of course does not appear in the mainstream media in the US. To learn about this you have to go to France.

WASHINGTON (AFP) – A 45-year-old man who died of cancer due to breathing in toxic dust following the collapse of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001 has become the latest addition to the attacks’ overall toll.

Leon Bernard Heyward, 45, died on October 18, 2008 from “lymphoma complicating sarcoidosis,” bringing the overall death toll from the attacks to 2,752, the New York City medical examiner’s office said.

Heyward’s is the second name to be added to the list in the years following the attacks. Officials in May 2007 also linked the death of Felicia Dunn-Jones five years earlier to dust she inhaled at the World Trade Center site.

The cause of death for all the official victims of the attacks is homicide, said medical examiner’s spokeswoman Ellen Borakove.

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