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As Houston floodwaters recede, returning residents make some grim discoveries

HOUSTON - The woman's body was revealed as floodwaters receded, washed up against the green metal fence surrounding her apartment complex.

Neighbors knew who she was: Kiesha Williams, a nurse and single mother of two whom they had watched drown as they frantically called 911.

They wondered how many more victims remained entombed in flooded apartments.

So far, Hurricane Harvey has claimed 31 lives in the Houston

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