Another 9/11WTC victim identified

The city’s medical examiner’s office identified Wednesday the remains of a victim who died at the World Trade Center on 9/11. Scott Michael Johnson, who was 26 when he perished, worked as a securities analyst at the office of the investment bank Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, which was locatedon the89th floorof the south tower. Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Barbara Sampson said the identificationwas achieved throughextensivere-DNA testingusingnew technologies on the remains recovered fromGround Zero. “This identification is the result of the tireless dedication of our staff to this ongoing mission,” she said in a statement. Johnson’s father, Tom, who is a member of the National September 11 Memorial Museum, and his mother, Ann, could not be reached for comment. Johnsonis the 1,642nd 9/11 victim to be identified through the medical examiner’s office since 2001. Sampson said roughly 1,100 victims, which represents 40 percent of the New York 9/11 deaths, remain unidentified.

Scott Michael Johnson was 26 years old when he died.