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Surfside Building Collapse Recovered Victims Identified

Miami-Dade County -- Press Release Miami-Dade County Government 

June 28, 2021

Press Release Topic: Death Investigation Surfside Collapse Recovered Victims 

Case #:
Date & Time of Occurrence:
06/24/2021 at approx. 1:20 a.m.
Address of Occurrence:
8777 Collins Avenue
Surfside, FL
Surfside Building Collapse

Recovered Victims Identified

(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- 

On Thursday, June 24th, at approximately 1:20 a.m., first responders were dispatched to a partial building collapse at the Champlain Towers South Condominium. Rescue workers have been working around the clock as they continue their search and rescue efforts.

This unexpected tragedy has affected many families, loved ones, and our entire community. The Miami-Dade Police Department is committed to honoring and supporting all those affected during this very difficult and emotional process.

The following victims have been recovered and identified:

Stacie Dawn Fang

54 years old

Apartment #1002

Recovered 6/24/2021

Antonio Lozano

83 years old

Apartment #903

Recovered 6/24/2021

Gladys Lozano

79 years old

Apartment #903

Recovered 6/25/2021

Manuel LaFont

54 years old

Apartment #801

Recovered 6/25/2021

Update #1 (6/27/2021)

Additional victims were recovered and have been identified below: 

Leon Oliwkowicz

80 years old 

Recovered 6/26/2021

Luis Bermudez

26 years old 

Recovered 6/26/2021

Ana Ortiz

46 years old

Recovered 6/26/2021

Christina Beatriz Elvira

74 years old

Recovered 6/27/2021

Update #2 (6/28/2021)

Additional victims were recovered and have been identified below: 

Marcus Joseph Guara

52 years old

Recovered 6/26/2021

Frank Kleiman

55 years old

Recovered 6/28/2021

Michael David Altman

50 years old

Recovered 6/28/2021

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact CrimeStoppers
(305)471-TIPS (8477) or (866) 471-8477
Visit and select “Give a Tip”


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9105 Northwest 25th Street
Doral, FL 33172-1500

Below is information found on Miami-Dade Fire Department Facebook 

Maimi - Dade Fire Department: June 29, 2021L #MDFR #FLTF1 along with 7 other task force teams from Florida and the

Israeli Task Force continue to move forward in the search and rescue efforts at the Champlain Towers building collapse in Surfside.
The teams are searching layer by layer of debris, with approximately 3 million pounds of concrete removed from the debris field since Thursday. All local and federal resources and assets available are being utilized. 

Using a grid system, the task force teams are using sonar and video equipment, and search and rescue canines to locate void spaces.


Photo and information: Miami-Dade Fire Department FB 

WNCTIMES bringing important updates on this tragedy.

article by Marjorie Farrington

feature photo: Mayor of Miami-Dade County Facebook

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