Anthony Magrette has been identified as one of the two people killed in the Hard Rock Hotel collapse in New Orleans on October 12th.
According to his obituary, Anthony Magrette was a native of Biloxi, Mississippi. He was residing in Jefferson Parrish, Louisiana at the time of his death. He was 49 years old.
Thirty other people were injured in the incident. Rescue personnel are still working to locate one missing construction worker at the site of the collapse.
Our First Responders and City leaders are making heroic efforts to rescue & recover all our residents from the #HardRockCollapse. We #thankyou & our prayers are with the families of this tragedy. Continue to pray for our City. #LATF1 #CityOfYes pic.twitter.com/7QSimfsNYf
— The City Of New Orleans (@CityOfNOLA) October 15, 2019