Jose Mangual

13-year-old Jovan "JoJo" Mangual's name has been added to the list of known victims who were crushed under tons of mud, trees and rocks in Oso, Washington's mudslide on March 22.

JoJo's body was found in the mudslide and officially identified on Thursday.

JoJo's father, Army Staff Sgt. Jose Mangual, showed up at the site every day, wading through the debris looking for his son.

“I want to be there, I want to find my son. I wouldn’t do it any other way,” he said in an interview with CNN Monday.

Mangual searched through mud that was 70 feet deep in some places. “Of the five deployments I’ve been on, nothing compares to this,” he said.

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Jose Mangual

Staff Sergeant Jose Mangual searches tirelessly for his son, JoJo, whose body is somewhere under the mud and debris at the site of Washington's deadly landslide. 29 people have been confirmed dead and 20 people are still missing -- including 13-year-old JoJo.

Jo Jo was at home with his stepfather, Bill Spillers, and his 3 siblings when the landslide hit on March 22.

His mother was out shopping and survived.

The body of JoJo's 5-year-old stepsister, Kaylee, was recovered. His two-year-old stepsister, Brooke, and his stepdad are still missing.

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