SURFSIDE (CBSMiami/AP) – The latest victim identified in the Champlain Towers South collapse was a Los Angeles-based executive for the Live Nation event promotion company who was visiting her parents.
On Saturday, Miami-Dade police said Theresa Velasquez, 36, was a confirmed fatality in the June 24 collapse. Her body was recovered July 8.READ MORE: Seminoles Suspend Sports Betting After Court Rulings
Both of her parents were killed when the building came down.
Velasquez was the 95 person identified in the collapse.READ MORE: 23rd Annual 'A Home For The Holidays At The Grove' Comes To CBS On Sunday, December 5th
“Theresa was an impassioned leader at Live Nation, who elevated every project she was part of, at the same time breaking down barriers for women, and the LGBTQIA+ community,” the company said in a statement. “We will always remember and honor the impact she made, and will miss her dearly.”
The bodies of Julio and Angela Velasquez were recovered and identified earlier.
The recovery effort at the condo site is slowly winding down, with perhaps one more body still buried in the rubble. Work is now shifting toward determining what caused the oceanfront condo to come down.MORE NEWS: Sharp Increase In Hospitalized Children With Covid Investigated In South Africa
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