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FBI Agent cancer death as a result of Sept. 11 terrorist attacks

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The FBI says that one of the first responders on the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks, died of brain cancer linked to exposure to contaminants.

Special Agent Melissa S. Morrow died Thursday at the age of 48.

The agency said in a press release Friday that Tomorrow is the “ultimate sacrifice,” and her death is classified as a line-of-duty death. They had been certified by the World Trade Center Health Program and the Sept. 11 Victim Compensation Fund.

Tomorrow a member of the FBI in 1995 and has worked at the Washington field office prior to transfer to the Kansas City field office.

She was a first responder at the Pentagon crash site, and the Alexandria proof warehouse. The FBI says she spent 10 weeks in recovery and processing of evidence at the site.

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