Official: Searchers find bodies in hurricane-stricken town

  • A body is removed after being discovered during the search of a housing structure in the aftermath of hurricane Michael in Mexico Beach, Fla., Friday, Oct. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

  • Boats are seen among the rubble along the canals Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, in Mexico Beach, Fla., two days after a Category 4 Hurricane Michael devastated the small coastal town just outside Panama City, Fla. (Pedro Portal/Miami Herald via AP)

  • Entire blocks were destroyed in Mexico Beach, Fla., on Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, two days after a Category 4 Hurricane Michael devastated the small coastal town just outside Panama City, Fla. (Pedro Portal/Miami Herald via AP)

  • People walk around the destroyed portion of Alligator Drive, Friday, Oct. 12, 2018 in Alligator Point, Fla. The devastation inflicted by Hurricane Michael came into focus with rows upon rows of homes found smashed to pieces, and rescue crews struggling to enter stricken areas in hopes of accounting for hundreds of people who may have stayed behind. (Tailyr Irvine/Tampa Bay Times via AP)

  • A body is removed after being discovered during the search of a housing structure in the aftermath of hurricane Michael in Mexico Beach, Fla., Friday, Oct. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

MEXICO BEACH, Fla. — Search-and-rescue teams began finding bodies in and around Mexico Beach, the ground-zero town nearly obliterated by Hurricane Michael, an official said Friday as the scale of the storm’s fury became ever clearer. But he gave no details on the number of dead.

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