- 274 soldiers’ remains were thrown in Virginia dump site
- Total comprised 976 ‘body fragments’, says mortuary records
MailOnline, 8 December 2011
The scandal at Dover Air Force base began after complaints by three whistleblowers – civilians who worked as embalmers or technicians – who sparked an 18-month investigation by the Air Force Inspector General.
A separate probe was carried out by the Office of Special Counsel, an independent federal investigative agency which looks into claims by whistleblowers.