Saturday, January 23, 2010

Haiti Hotel Montana No More Survivors: Lynn University Hotel Montana No More Survivors

The parents of missing Lynn University students, assumed to be in the Hotel Montana in Port-au-Prince, Haiti when the massive earthquake hit, have received word that "the government no longer expects to find any more survivors." Updates as available.

Update 1-24-10: As we know, several people were pulled from the devastation in Haiti, so although government sources have said they expect no more survivors, miracles do happen. At this time, there seems to be nothing new to report about the Lynn University students and faculty.

Update 1-24-10: As we know, several people were pulled from the devastation in Haiti, so although government sources have said they expect no more survivors, miracles do happen. At this time, there seems to be nothing new to report about the Lynn University students and faculty. 
 
Update 1-24-10: Some family members of the Lynn University missing traveled to Haiti yesterday. Source: Sphere

I was there yesterday with the other families," Len Gengel, whose 19-year-old daughter, Britney, is among the missing. I saw the devastation. I smelled the devastation."

We got to walk around and see the actual rubble, see the hotel," Gengel said in a statement upon arriving home at Logan International Airport in Boston. "We were hoping to bring closure, and for some of the families, that did."
Update 1-25-10: There are reports that some of the Lynn University students and faculty have been identified at Hotel Montana. The University says they CANNOT confirm those reports at this time and I see no statement from the State Department.



The missing are Courtney Hayes, Stephanie Crispinelli, Britney Gengel, Christine Giancaci, and Professors Dr. Richard Bruno and Dr. Patrick Hartwick.

The parents of the Lynn University women were told their children "were safe and rescued," after arriving in Florida, expecting a joyous reunion with their girls.

Related and Background:

Dr. Richard Bruno Found in Haiti

Stephanie Crispinelli Found in Haiti: Dr. Patrick Hartwick Found in Haiti

Christine Gianacaci Body Found in Haiti Rubble at Hotel Montana

Courtney Hayes Body Found in Haiti Rubble

Haiti Lynn University Students Missing Hotel Montana

UMCOR Sam Dixon, Clinton Rabb Dead in Haiti Quake at Hotel Montana

Sweetest Heartbreaking Photos of 2 Year Old Haitian Boy

Haiti Archbishop Joseph Serge Miot, UN's Hedi Annabi Dead in Quake

Haiti Earthquake Video as the Quake Hits - Building Collapses











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