The remains of a second Canadian have been pulled from the rubble of a condo constructing that collapsed near Miami more than two weeks ago, Global Affairs Canada confirmed Saturday.
The government agency did no longer title the deceased, who is one of four Canadians believed to have been inside the ailing-fated condominium.
“Canada sends its deepest condolences to the families and pals who lost a liked one in the constructing collapse in Surfside, Florida,” spokesman Grantly Franklin said in an emailed statement.
“Global Affairs Canada can confirm that the remains of two Canadian residents were discovered at the place of abode. At least two other Canadian residents remain unaccounted for.”
The death toll from the collapse now stands at 86, with 43 folk level-headed lacking after the Champlain Towers South condominium constructing fell on June 24.
“Canadian consular officials in Miami are providing recount give a boost to to the families of the deceased and to the families of the unaccounted individuals and are in contact with local authorities to gather additional information,” Franklin said.
Miami-Dade officials beforehand identified the first Canadian whose remains were discovered as 66-year-venerable Ingrid “Itty” Ainsworth, formerly of Montreal.
She and her Australian husband, Tzvi, were publicly named on Wednesday after their bodies were recovered.
The couple had seven teenagers and were celebrating the starting up of two grandchildren. Their son in South Africa honest lately had a baby and their son in Florida had a baby moral days ago, their niece Chana Harrel advised The Associated Press.
This file by The Canadian Press was first revealed July 10, 2021.
–with information from The Associated Press.