Davenport officials confirm that the body of Branden Colvin Sr. was recovered from building that partially collapsed

Published: Jun. 3, 2023 at 11:53 PM CDT|Updated: Jun. 4, 2023 at 9:45 AM CDT
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DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) - Davenport officials have confirmed that the body of Branden Colvin Sr. was recovered Saturday from a downtown building that partially collapsed May 28.

Sarah Ott, the city’s chief strategy officer, said a media briefing is scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday.

No other information was released Sunday.

On Saturday night, Colvin’s family confirmed to a TV6 crew that he had been found and that they were notified by police and fire chiefs.

Colvin’s family said they will issue a statement but want to thank everyone for their support.

Ott said Sunday that overnight crews continued operations at the building with a focus on the material pile and removing material from the scene.

“This work will continue throughout the day today with crews working 12-hour shifts around the clock,” she said in an email.

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