Milestones Apr. 24, 2006

RELEASED. The autopsy results of James Zadroga, 34, New York City police detective who, after the 9/11 attacks, spent 470 hours sifting through the dusty ruins of the World Trade Center's Twin Towers in search of victims' remains, and who died Jan. 6 of respiratory failure; showing that Zadroga had "innumerable foreign body granules" in his lungs and that his death was "directly related" to his post-9/11 efforts, the first known fatality attributed to such work.

DIED. June Pointer, 52, who, with her siblings, formed the Grammy-winning pop group the Pointer Sisters and recorded such '80s megahits as Jump (For My...

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