Second Canadian victim identified in Florida apartment collapse
Sources told CBC News that the second Canadian victim of the collapse of the Florida apartment has been identified as Miguel Passos.
The source said that Passos is 55 years old and their bodies were found on Thursday.
The Department of Global Affairs confirmed on Saturday that the bodies of two Canadians had been recovered from the collapse and that at least two other citizens were still missing.
Spokesperson Grantley Franklin said in a statement: “Canada expresses its deepest condolences to the families and friends who lost their loved ones.”
In the early morning of June 24, an apartment building in Surfside, Florida collapsed suddenly, killing dozens of people.
Many people are still missing, and local officials said there is no hope of finding alive people among the rubble.
The first Canadian victim confirmed was Ingrid Ainsworth.
On Monday, search and rescue personnel found the 66-year-old husband and her husband, who had also died. A source with direct knowledge of the situation confirmed to CBC News.