The death toll from the building collapse in Surfside, Florida, rose to nine on Sunday, June 27, as search and rescue efforts continued.
The remains of four more people had been found in the rubble and one person died in the hospital, officials said in a press conference on Sunday. More than 150 people remained unaccounted for.
Joel Franco shared visuals from Surfside on June 26. Photos of missing loved ones were hung up on a chain-link fence with flowers. One woman can be seen praying on the beach as emergency crews worked “around the clock” in an effort to find survivors in void spaces within the rubble. Credit: Joel Franco via Storyful