The 55-year-old had been working in the Citadel building in the Splott area of the city when it collapsed
Swansea Hostage Situation Over
South Wales Police say a hostage situation at the Meridian Tower in Swansea is over.
Officers were called at 16:00 after a man was taken hostage inside a public area of the building by another man who had a gun.
Armed response officers and a police helicopter were deployed to the scene.
Trawler Road in the marina was closed in both directions.
We're told a tactical response team used a taser to subdue the man and he's been taken into custody.
A handgun was recovered from the scene.
Nobody was hurt.
A statement from Superintendent Andy Kingdom from South Wales Police said: "Thankfully this very serious incident ended peacefully with no injuries to anyone involved.
"I'd like to thank my officers for the bravery and professionalism they showed during what was a very tense situation.
"I'd also like to thank the public for the co-operation they have shown throughout."
The public are being thanked for their cooperation.
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Three people are believed to have been working on the old church building when it came down.
More than £30 million of taxpayers' cash was spent on the investigation into eight former South Wales Police officers
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