The identity of the concrete worker killed downtown has been released.


The Hamilton County Coroner has released new information on the worker killed in the construction accident downtown.

11/27/2019 NEWS RELEASE

At approximately 7:45PM last night, the body of Preston Todd Delph was discovered at the site of the building collapse at 4th & Elm streets. It took our first responders several more hours of very meticulous and careful work to extricate him from the construction debris. He was transported to the Hamilton Coroner's office at approximately 11:30PM. 

Ours hearts go out to the Delph family during this unimaginable period of loss. Please keep them in your thoughts.

We would like to take this opportunity to thank the many agencies from across the region and from as far as Columbus who came to our aid. We are grateful for the amazing cooperation and generosity of each of them. And to our own Fire, police, and rescue teams and the wonderful Red Cross volunteers, thank you so much for standing and working with us these past two nights. You make our community that much better.

Lakshmi Kode Sammarco, M.D.