A former Pittsburgh woman was among a growing list of victims found in the rubble of the Miami condo collapse, officials said Monday.
Nicole Dawn Doran, 43, formerly from Brentwood, was rescued from the rubble on Friday, according to Miami-Dade police.
She was one of nine other victims whose names were released on Monday.
#UPDATE 78: We have identified nine other victims who unfortunately and unexpectedly lost their lives in the tragic collapse of the Surfside building. Please include their families and loved ones in your prayers. pic.twitter.com/MvwXiY0c4U
– Miami-Dade Police Department (@MiamiDadePD) July 12, 2021
At around 1:20 a.m. on June 24, first responders were dispatched to a partial building collapse at the Champlain Towers South Condominium, where Doran lived with her husband, Ruslan Manashirov, 36.
Manashirov’s body was recovered last week.
Trib news partner WPXI reported that the couple got married in May and were just beginning their lives together when both were killed in the condominium collapse.
Local search and rescue efforts continue, Miami-Dade Mayor Daniella Levine Cava said during a virtual press conference Monday.
“As always, our team has been hard at work promoting the collapse and recovering the remains and closing the families asap,” she said.
On Monday the death toll was 94 confirmed victims. Of these victims, 83 have been identified. The relatives of 80 of these victims have been notified, Cava said.
22 people are currently missing.
The cause of the building’s collapse is still being investigated and at least six lawsuits have been filed by families living there.
“This unexpected tragedy has affected many families, loved ones and our entire community,” said Miami-Dade police. “The Miami-Dade Police Department is eager to honor and support all those affected in this very difficult and emotional process.”
Local officials have partnered with private and nonprofit partners to launch a website called Surfside Assistance to help the families of those affected by the condominium collapse. Sufferers can apply online to seek help, including financial aid and bereavement counseling. The site also provides access to instant emotional support.
Julia Felton is a contributor to Tribune Review. You can contact Julia at 724-226-7724, firstname.lastname@example.org, or on Twitter.
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