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Miami-Dade mayor: All missing Surfside victims have been found

Some Surfside condo residents ask for new building at site of collapse

SURFSIDE, Fla. – It’s been over a month since the tragic collapse of the Champlain Towers South condo in Surfside.

A total of 98 lives were lost when the building came down in the early morning hours of June 24.

On Monday, Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava held a press conference with an update on the efforts at the site.

Video of that press conference can be seen below:

After weeks of search and rescue, then search and recovery efforts, the site now sits almost entirely empty.

[MORE: See photos, stories of all the victims of Surfside]

The mayor said that all missing victims have been located and all families have been notified. She thanked the first responders and rescue crews that worked tirelessly over the past 33 days to help bring closure to all those families.

The debris and rubble from the collapse site has been moved to a separate location to be examined and analyzed.

About the Author:

David Dwork joined the WPLG Local 10 News team in August 2019. Born and raised in Miami-Dade County, David has covered South Florida sports since 2007.