Lee County Hurricane Ian death toll rises to 61, according to LCSO

Writer: Matthew Seaver
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The Lee County Sheriff’s Office says the death toll from Hurricane Ian in the county has gone up.

The sheriff’s office now has the death toll at 61.

LCSO also says there are three people who remain missing after the Hurricane: Gary Luke of North Fort Myers, James Hurst of Fort Myers Beach, and Ivonka Knes of Fort Myers Beach.

From September 27 to the present day, the sheriff’s office says it has responded to 4,866 well-being checks, all of which have been closed.

LCSO says made 34 looting-related arrests since the hurricane as well.

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