Surfside Condo Collapse Update – Death Toll Rises to Nine, 156 People Still Missing


Posted originally on the conservative tree house on June 27, 2021 | Sundance | 97 Comments

The tragic mission is still called “search and rescue” as more heavy equipment is brought in on the fourth day of rescue efforts.  In the past day four more bodies “and additional human remains” have been recovered from the ruble of the collapsed 12 story condo building in Surfside Florida.

Hopes are diminishing for the 156 people still missing.  Specific prayers this Sunday for the families of those lost and for the safety of the rescue workers who are in very perilous surroundings.

Miami Dade – Rescuers have recovered another four bodies in the wreckage of the Champlain Towers South condominium collapse, bringing the total to nine dead and 156 still missing since the Surfside building collapsed early Thursday.

The latest victims were discovered along with “additional human remains” in a 135-foot long trench dug into the rubble to add rescue and recover teams — the newest tactic in the round-the-clock excavation of an unstable, sometimes shifting mountain of debris.

“We are making every effort to identify those others that have been recovered,” Miami-Dade Mayor Daniella Levine Cava said in a Sunday morning press conference.  (read more)

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