UPDATE: Man lost in building debris for more than a day found dead

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CINCINNATI (AP) – The construction company working on an Ohio building that partially collapsed says the body of a worker who’s been missing for more than a day has been found.

Turner Construction Company confirmed that the man was found dead Tuesday in the rubble of an unfinished downtown Cincinnati building.

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The Cincinnati Enquirer reports Fire Chief Roy Winston said the worker was checking for signs of structural stress Monday when concrete was poured on the temporary floor above him.

Four other workers were treated and released from hospitals after the temporary floor collapsed.

The building is on a construction site that isn’t accessible to the public.



Authorities have not released the identity of the man. Turner Construction says he was an employee of Gateway Concrete Forming.


Previously reported:

CINCINNATI (AP) – The construction company working on an Ohio building that partially collapsed says one person remains missing in the rubble.

Turner Construction Company says in a statement that four workers were treated Monday and released from hospitals, while rescue efforts remained underway early Tuesday morning for a fifth worker.

Cincinnati Fire Chief Roy Winston said workers on the structure’s fifth floor were injured when part of the building collapsed after concrete was poured on the sixth floor.

The downtown Cincinnati building is unfinished and resides on a construction site that isn’t accessible to the public.

Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley said he’s praying for the man still lost as search teams continue working into the night.

Turner Construction said it will release more information when it becomes available.