Serge Marcil found dead

The former Liberal MP’s body has been found in the wreckage of the Hotel Montana.

Just moments before the quake, he was riding in an elevator at the now-destroyed hotel, where he was staying with a colleague … Marcil’s colleague got off on the fourth floor and was rescued the next day, while Marcil was headed to the fifth floor.

Stephen Harper and Michael Ignatieff offers their condolences. More from the Globe and Canwest.