The body of Leland Rumph was removed from the trench two days after he was killed while digging a sewer line.
Additional work to support the walls of the collapsed trench are needed before the construction worker can be recovered.
Crews in Grosse Pointe Woods were still working to recover the body of a construction company owner a day after he was buried in a trench collapse.
Leland Rumph was digging a 20-foot deep sewer line for a new home when the earth around him collapsed.
It happened around noon while the man working on digging a sewer line.
Fire officials say it appears the crew maybe have not been taking proper safety precautions.
Officials say the 48-year old man had dirt up to his waist before he was pulled to safety.
Police say the 56-year-old man who was trapped in a collapsed trench last week in Grosse Ile has died.
A 56-year-old man is in critical condition after being rescued from a collapsed trench that he was working on in Grosse Ile.