LA Music Exec Identified as Victim of Surfside Condo Collapse

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Another unfortunate was identified successful the illness of a 12-story Florida condominium that killed astatine slightest 97 people, authorities said Saturday.

The Miami-Dade Police Department said successful a quality merchandise that Theresa Velasquez, 36, was a confirmed fatality successful the June 24 illness of the Champlain Towers South condo. Her assemblage was recovered July 8.

She becomes the 95th fatality identified successful the collapse, constabulary said.

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Velasquez was a Los Angeles-based enforcement for the Live Nation lawsuit promotion company. She had flown into Miami to sojourn her parents astatine the Surfside condo, some of whom besides died successful the collapse.

“Theresa was an impassioned person astatine Live Nation, who elevated each task she was portion of, astatine the aforesaid clip breaking down barriers for women, and the LGBTQIA+ community,” the institution said successful a statement. “We volition ever retrieve and grant the interaction she made, and volition miss her dearly.”

The bodies of Julio and Angela Velasquez were recovered and identified earlier.

The betterment effort astatine the condo tract is dilatory winding down, with possibly 1 much assemblage inactive buried successful the rubble. Work is present shifting toward determining what caused the oceanfront condo to travel down.

A justice is besides considering what should beryllium done with the gathering site. An outright spot sale, authorities acquisition for operation of a memorial oregon a operation of some are among the suggestions.

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