Family In Mourning After Death Of 52-Year-Old Collapse Victim Roseline Conteh

Originally posted on CBS Philly:

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By Carol Erickson

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A family is in mourning after learning their relative was among those who perished in the Center City building collapse on Wednesday.

One of the six victims is 52-year-old Roseline Conteh, a mother of nine who loved her family and bargain hunting – a pastime that led her to go shopping on a beautiful Wednesday morning in Philadelphia.

The universal language of tears – and there are plenty of them in the small front yard in Kingsessing, from a family group that never expect to be gathering like this, until early Thursday, after Conteh never came home.

“I kept calling at least past 12 o’clock,” said a relative.

It was news her youngest son heard firsthand and had to deliver to family and friends at 3 a.m.

“My mother, she’s in the hospital, and then all I know is…

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