More Victims Found

By Jennifer Bjorklund

Published 03/27 2014 12:56PM

Updated 03/27 2014 12:58PM

(NBC News)A grandmother has become the first victim of the deadly Washington mudslide to be formally identified.

Christina A. Jefferds, 45, had been watching her granddaughter at home when the torrent of mud swept through the Stillaguamish Valley on Saturday morning. 

The Snohomish County medical examiner's office said she died of "blunt impact" injuries.

Jefferds' daughter Natasha Huestis, 26, told NBC News on Wednesday that she was still desperately looking for her 4-month-old daughter, Sanoah.

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