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Names of 29 miners killed at Montcoal mine released

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Following are the names and ages of the 29 miners killed in last week's Upper Big Branch Mine explosion, according to the state Medical Examiner's Office, which released the identities Thursday:

| Carl Acord, 52

| Jason Atkins, 25

| Christopher Bell, 33

| Gregory Steven Brock, 47

| Kenneth Allan Chapman, 53

| Robert Clark, 41

| Charles Timothy Davis, 51

| Cory Davis, 20

| Michael Lee Elswick, 56

| William I. Griffith, 54

| Steven Harrah, 40

| Edward Dean Jones, 50

| Richard K. Lane, 45

| William Roosevelt Lynch, 59

| Nicholas Darrell McCroskey, 26

| Joe Marcum, 57

| Ronald Lee Maynor, 31

| James E. Mooney, 50

| Adam Keith Morgan, 21

| Rex L. Mullins, 50

| Joshua S. Napper, 25

| Howard D. Payne, 53

| Dillard Earl Persinger, 32

| Joel R. Price, 55

| Deward Scott, 58

| Gary Quarles, 33

| Grover Dale Skeens, 57

| Benny Willingham, 61

| Ricky Workman, 50


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