Haunting Surfside mystery — ID of woman buried alive in ruins for hours — may be solved
Undated image of rescue crews working in the garage of the collapsed Champlain Towers South. - Miami-Dade Fire Rescue/Miami Herald/TNS

MIAMI — Five hours after Champlain Towers South collapsed early in the morning on June 24, 2021, rescue dogs picked up the scent of a live victim pinned underneath the parking garage. Rescuers made out the voice of a woman, but the voice was so faint that whispers among the crew or movement in the standing water in which the crew worked would blot out the sound of the voice. But from the faint responses, rescuers believed the woman said that she was staying at the Surfside condominium tower with her parents. They heard her say she was trapped between a mattress or a wall, or between two mattre...