The body of a man who died after the roof of a town centre building in West Bromwich collapsed has been recovered.
The man, in his 30s, was confirmed dead by paramedics on Wednesday morning after he was discovered on the ground floor of the building. Urban search and rescue teams worked together with West Midlands Fire Service.
The rescue operation has been protracted because the building, a three-storey property, remains structurally unsound, the fire service said.
The man, who has not yet been named, was pulled from the building on a stretcher through the roof by a hydraulic platform shortly after 9pm on Wednesday.
Detective Chief Inspector Danny Long said the man was thought to have lived at the property, which comprises an estate agent on the ground floor and two residential floors above, in West Bromwich High Street.
Four other men who were inside the building when the roof collapsed have been accounted for. Two were rescued by fire crews, while two made their own way out..