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Body Of Missing Worker Found At Collapsed Building

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LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Prince George’s County fire officials say rescuers have recovered the body of a worker who had been missing since a warehouse collapsed Thursday in Landover.

The body was recovered about 8 a.m. Sunday at the warehouse. The victim’s identity will not be released until an autopsy is completed.

Employees at Recall, a document management company, told firefighters that a forklift accidentally struck a storage rack that toppled and created a domino effect Thursday night. The falling shelves struck support beams, then the roof collapsed and walls buckled.

The company said 12 employees were safely evacuated from the facility.

(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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