Not less than 6 lifeless as storms sweep throughout area
Right here’s protection of the aftermath storms that struck the metro-east in December 2021
Native authorities and Amazon representatives continued working Sunday to account for everybody who had been inside a warehouse that was struck by a tornado on Friday night.
Amazon representatives are on website because the Edwardsville Fireplace Division clears particles, in accordance with a information launch from the Police Division.
Six people were killed when the twister struck round 8:30 p.m. Friday, collapsing the constructing and trapping some employees inside.
“Presently, there are not any extra studies of individuals lacking,” the discharge acknowledged.. “Search efforts proceed, to make sure that there are not any extra victims.”
Police are asking the general public to report anybody lacking by calling 618-656-2131.
Identities of victims launched
Authorities on Sunday launched the names of six individuals who died after a twister struck an Amazon warehouse in Edwardsville Friday evening.
Madison County Coroner Stephen P. Nonn recognized the victims as:
Austin J. McEwen, 26, of Edwardsville , IL
Deandre S. Morrow 28, of St. Louis, MO
Clayton Lynn Cope, 29, of Alton, IL
Etheria S. Hebb, 34, of St. Louis, MO
Larry E. Virden, 46, of Collinsville, IL
Kevin D. Dickey, 62, of Carlyle, Illinois.
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This story was initially printed December 12, 2021 12:51 PM.