Vials containing samples of DNA provided by relatives of victims of the WTC tragedy are stored at the city morgue August 26, 2003 in New York City. Mechthild 'Maggie' Prinz, Assistant Director of Forensic Biology for the Chief Medical Examiner of New York City, and her colleagues are using DNA analysis to try and match remains found at the WTC site with materials (such as tooth brushes and hair brushes)that may contain DNA information provided by relatives and loved ones.

The New York City medical examiner's office has identified the remains of another 9/11 victim.

Fox News reported Anna A. Laverty, 52, of Middletown, New Jersey, was identified thanks to advances in DNA testing.

Bone fragments found in the original recovery at Ground Zero were retested, according to a spokeswoman for the medical examiner.

The New York Times reported Laverty lived with her husband and daughter in Middletown.

She worked as a legal secretary at the Fiduciary Trust Company in 2 World Trade Center.

Fox News said in 2006, it was announced that more than 6,000 bone samples would be retested, due to advances in DNA techniques. 

The identification of Laverty takes the total number of World Trade Center victims identified to 1,634. The remains of more than a thousand victims have either not been identified or were not found.

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