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The Los Angeles music executive had arrived the night before the Surfside building collapsed to visit parents


SURFSIDE, Florida – Miami-Dade County Police on Saturday identified Theresa Velasquez, 36, as the latest victim of the Surfside collapse.

Theresa, an executive at entertainment company Live Nation, arrived from Los Angeles on Wednesday evening, June 23, to visit her parents. It was the day before the Champlain South Towers collapsed.

Angela Maria, 60, and Julio Cesar Velasquez, 67, have lived in apartment 304 for almost a decade. Angela, born in Colombia, was well known in the community as the owner of Fiorelli, a men’s clothing and home furnishings retailer located in downtown Weston.

The couple’s daughter Theresa – aka DJ Theresa – got her start in the music industry in Miami Beach as a nightclub DJ. She eventually began touring internationally as a DJ and producer where she would be featured at major events including Super Martxe in Madrid and Circuit Festival in Barcelona, ​​White Party in Miami Beach and Aqua Girl Miami, Electric Zoo in New York. and Mysteryland USA on the old site. from Woodstock to Bethel, NY

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Teaming up with Grammy-nominated deejay, Hector Fonseca, she launched her own music label, Audio4Play in 2011. According to its Linked In page, Audio4Play leads the LGBT nightlife scene and showcases the most promising talents in today’s nightlife.


She graduated from Georgetown University in Washington, DC, followed by an MA in Music Business from New York University. She then worked for Sony Music, SFX Entertainment and had been an executive at Live Nation Entertainment for the past six years.

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Live Nation CEO and President Michael Rapino described Theresa as “a beloved friend, daughter, sister and colleague” in a Twitter post shortly after the collapse.

On Thursday, July 1, before one of the three was picked up, the couple’s son and Theresa’s brother David, who lives in New York City, spoke at a vigil for his family, hosted by the Weston Town Center. Angela was known to many, having been one of the centre’s first tenants as a store owner for nearly two decades.

Theresa and Angela were picked up on Thursday, July 8, while Julio was picked up the next day, according to Miami-Dade police.


The latest global update on the response and recovery effort came from Miami-Dade County on Friday, which reads:

“As of Friday July 16, 94 victims have been identified and 94 families have been notified. 241 people are listed; 97 missing person reports were opened with the Miami-Dade Police Department. At this point in the recovery process, it has become increasingly difficult to identify the victims, and we rely heavily on the work of the medical examiner’s office and the scientific and technical process of identifying human remains. This job becomes more difficult over time, even though our teams are working as hard and as fast as possible. “

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Officials said efforts to recover the remains of the debris were coming to an end.

Retrieved on 07/17/21:

Valeria Barth, 14, recovered on 07/11/2021

Raymond Urgelles, 61, restored on 07/11/2021

Mercedes Fuentes Urgelles, 61, recovered on 07/11/2021

Moises Rodan, 28, recovered on 07/11/2021

Andres Levine, 26, recovered on 07/11/2021

Luis F. Barth Tobar, 51, recovered on 10/07/2021

Margarita Vasquez Bello, 68, recovered on 07/10/2021

· Cassondra “Cassie” Billedeau-Stratton, 40, recovered on 07/10/2021

Catalina Gomez Ramirez, 45, recovered on 07/10/2021

Rosa Saez, 70, recovered on 07/10/2021

Miguel Leonardo Kaufman, 65, recovered on 07/09/2021

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Myriam Notkin, 81, recovered on 07/09/2021

Michelle Anna Pazos, 23, recovered on 07/09/2021

Maria Popa Radulescu, 79, recovered on 07/09/2021

Mihai Radulescu, 82, recovered on 07/09/2021

Julio Cesar Velasquez, 66, recovered on 07/09/2021

Nicole Dawn Doran-Manashirov, 43, recovered on 07/09/2021

· Lisa “Malky” Rosenberg Weisz, 27, retrieved 07/09/2021

Arnold Notkin, 87, cured, 7/9/2021

Judith Spiegel, 65, recovered on 07/09/2021

Fabian Nunez, 57, recovered on 07/08/2021

· Beatriz “Betty” Rodriguez Guerra, 52, recovered on 07/08/2021

Oresme Gil Guerra, 60, recovered 08/07/2021

Theresa Velasquez, 36, recovered on 08/07/2021

Angela Velasquez, 60, recovered on 08/07/2021

Benny Weisz, 31, recovered 08/07/2021

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Luis Sandovic, 28, recovered 08/07/2021

Edgar Gonzalez, 42, recovered on 08/07/2021

Maria Torre, 76, recovered on 07/08/2121

Alfredo Leone, 48, recovered 08/07/2021

Lorenzo De Oliveira Leone, 5, recovered 08/07/2021

Sophia Lopez Moreira, 36, recovered on 08/07/2021

Maria Gabriela Camou Font, 64, recovered on 08/07/2021

Miguel Pazos, 55, recovered 08/07/2021

Richard Rovirosa, 60, recovered on 08/07/2021

Name withheld at the request of the family, 5 years old, retrieved 08/07/2021

Name withheld at the request of the family, 44, retrieved 08/07/2021

Anna Sophia Pettengill Lopez Moreira, 6, retrieved 07/07/2021

Alexia Maria Pettengill Lopez Moreira, 9, retrieved 07/07/2021

Ruslan Manashirov, 36, recovered on 07/07/2021

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Harold Rosenberg, 52, retrieved 07/07/2021

Gloria Machado, 71, recovered on 07/07/2021

Maria Teresa Rovirosa, 58, recovered on 07/07/2021

Luis Lopez Moreira III, 3, retrieved 07/07/2021

Luis Pettengill, 36, recovered on 07/07/2021

Deborah Berezdivin, 21, recovered on 07/07/2021

Juan Alberto Mora, 80, recovered on 07/07/2021

Ilan Naibryf, 21, recovered, 7/07/2021

Leidy Vanessa Luna Villalba, 23, retrieved 07/07/2021

Nicole Langesfeld, 26, retrieved 07/07/2021

Ana Mora, 58, recovered on 07/07/2021

Marina Restrepo Azen, 76, recovered on 07/07/2021

Brad Cohen, 51, retrieved 07/07/2021

Gary Cohen, 58, retrieved 07/07/2021

Elaine Lia Sabino, 71, recovered on 07/07/2021

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Richard Augustine, 77, recovered on 07/06/2021

Vishai Patel, 42, retrieved on 07/06/2021

Bhavna Patel, 36, retrieved 06/07/2021

Aishani Gia Patel, 1 year old, retrieved 06/07/2021

Simon Segal, 80, recovered on 07/06/2021

Graciela Cattarossi, 86, recovered on 07/06/2021

Gino Cattarossi, 89, recovered on 06/06/2021

Elena Chavez, 87, recovered on 07/06/2021

Jay Kleiman, 52, retrieved 05/07/2021

Francis Fernandez, 67, recovered on 05/07/2021

Elena Blasser, 64, recovered on 05/07/21

Tzvi Ainsworth, 68, recovered on 05/07/21

· Ingrid “Itty” Ainsworth, 66, retrieved 07/05/21

David Epstein, 58, retrieved 02/07/2021

Gonzalo Torres, 81, recovered on 02/07/2021

Claudio Bonnefoy, 85, recovered on 02/07/2021

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Maria Obias-Bonnefoy, 69, recovered on 07/02/2021

Graciela Cattarossi, 48, recovered on 07/02/2021

Estella Cattarossi, 7 years old, recovered on 07/02/2021

Magaly Elena Delgado, 80, recovered on 6/30/2021

Bonnie Epstein, 56, recovered on 6/30/2021

Lucia Guara, 10 years old, recovered on 6/30/2021

Emma Guara, 4 years old, recovered on 06/30/2021

Anaely Rodriguez (Guara), 42, recovered on 06/30/2021

Andreas Giannitsopoulos, 21, recovered on 06/30/2021

Hilda Noriega, 92, recovered on 6/29/2021

Michael David Altman, 50, recovered 06/28/2021

Frank Kleiman, 55, recovered 06/28/2021

Marcus Joseph Guara, 52, recovered on 06/26/2021

Leon Oliwkowicz, 80, recovered on 06/26/2021

Christina Beatriz Elvira Oliwkowicz, 74, recovered on 6/27/2021

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· Luis Bermudez. 26 years old, restored on 6/26/2021

Anna Ortiz, 46, recovered on 6/26/2021

· Manuel “Manny” LaFont, 54, recovered 06/25/2021

Gladys Lozano, 79, recovered on 06/25/2021

Antonio Lozano, 83, recovered 06/24/2021

Stacie Dawn Fang, 54, rescued but died in hospital, 6/24/2021

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