Family of victims issues statement

Close relatives of the three people found in a landslide-destroyed home last night are thanking those who have assisted in the recovery efforts and volunteered on the family’s behalf. The following is a statement given by the Alanis family spokesperson. It is provided in English and Spanish: “We want to express our relief and gratitude now that the search effort has come to a conclusion. Police and Fire Deparments and rescue teams have all done a wonderful. We must praise their excellence and expediency. We grieve for our beloved ones, but our faith in God is helping us cope. We are asking all of you to respect our privacy and our grief. There will no more statements from us. May God bless all of you.” “Deseamos expresar nuestra satisfacción y gratitud ahora que los esfuerzos de rescate han llegado a su conclusión. Los departamentos de bomberos, de policía, los socorristas, y los equipos de rescate han hecho todos un maravilloso trabajo. Debemos reconocer su excelencia y rapidez. Nuestra fe en Dios nos ayuda en este momento de dolor por la pérdida de nuestros seres queridos Nuevamente, pedimos a todos que por favor respeten nuestra privacidad. No habrán más declaraciones de la familia. Que Dios los bendiga a todos.”

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