Dozens still missing after London high-rise fire

At least 58 people are missing and presumed dead from the massive fire that engulfed a residential high-rise building in London earlier this week, police said on Saturday.

This latest figure includes the 30 people already confirmed dead; 16 of those bodies are being held in a mortuary, including one person who died after being transported to a local hospital. The others have been recovered from the scorched structure, according to Metropolitan Police Service Commander Stuart Cundy.

“The figure of 58 are those who are missing and that we have to presume are dead,” Cundy said at a news conference in London Saturday afternoon. “It might be that some of those are safe and well, but for whatever reason have not reached [out] to let us know. Again, I would urge them if that is you, I don’t care the reason, please, please contact us.” (GMA)

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Dozens still missing after London high-rise fire

Two women cry as they bring flowers, in the aftermath of the June 14 Grenfell Tower block fire, in Kensington, west London, on June 17, 2017. (Tolga Akmen/AFP/Getty Images)

Dozens still missing after London high-rise fire

Metropolitan Police Commander Stuart Cundy speaks to the media near Grenfell Tower after a fire engulfed the 24-storey building, in London, Saturday June 17, 2017. London police say 58 people who were in Grenfell Tower are still missing and assumed to be dead. Cundy said Saturday that this number, which was based on reports from the public, may rise. He says it will take weeks or longer to recover and identify all the dead in the public housing block that was devastated by a fire early Wednesday. (Victoria Jones/PA via AP)

Dozens still missing after London high-rise fire

A woman cries near the Grenfell apartment tower block in North Kensington, London, Britain, June 17, 2017. (Hannah McKay/Reuters)

Dozens still missing after London high-rise fire

A woman lights a candle at a spot where people have left tributes to those who perished in the Grenfell apartment tower block fire in North Kensington, London, Britain, June 17, 2017. (Hannah McKay/Reuters)

Dozens still missing after London high-rise fire

Protesters in Whitehall, London, demanding answers and justice over the Grenfell Tower disaster. (Jonathan Brady/PA Images via Getty Images)

Dozens still missing after London high-rise fire

Members of the emergency services work inside the charred remnains of the Grenfell Tower block in Kensington, west London, on June 17, 2017, follwing the June 14 fire at the residential building.
(Tolga Akmen/AFP/Getty Images)

Dozens still missing after London high-rise fire

A woman prays near the Grenfell apartment tower block in North Kensington, London, Britain, June 17, 2017. (Hannah McKay/Reuters)

Dozens still missing after London high-rise fire

A demonstrator holds a placard reading “Justice 4 Grenfell”, relating to the June 14 fire at Grenfell Tower, during an anti-Conservative Party Leader and Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May, and Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) protest, on Whitehall, oppostite the enntrance to Downing Street in central London on June 17, 2017.
(Chris J. Ratcliffe/AFP/Getty Images)

Dozens still missing after London high-rise fire

A woman attaches a rose to a poster of a person missing in the Grenfell apartment tower block fire in North Kensington, London, Britain, June 17, 2017. (Hannah McKay/Reuters)

Dozens still missing after London high-rise fire

Donations left for those affected by the June 14 fire at the Grenfell Tower block are pictured outside a a Church in Kensington, west London, on June 17, 2017, follwing the June 14 fire at the residential building.
Angry London residents heckled Prime Minister Theresa (Niklas Halle’n/AFP/Getty Images)

Dozens still missing after London high-rise fire

Women comfort each other near the Grenfell apartment tower block in North Kensington, London, Britain, June 17, 2017. (Hannah McKay/Reuters)

Dozens still missing after London high-rise fire

Firefighteres work amongst debris at the base of the charred remnains of the Grenfell Tower block in Kensington, west London, on June 17, 2017, following the June 14 fire at the residential building.
(Tolga Akmen/AFP/Getty Images)

Dozens still missing after London high-rise fire

A man looks at flowers and messages left near Grenfell Tower in London, Saturday, June 17, 2017. Police Commander Stuart Cundy said Saturday it will take weeks or longer to recover and identify all the dead in the public housing block that was devastated by a fire early Wednesday. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

Dozens still missing after London high-rise fire

A woman signs a message board near Grenfell Tower in London, Saturday, June 17, 2017. Police Commander Stuart Cundy said Saturday it will take weeks or longer to recover and identify all the dead in the public housing block that was devastated by a fire early Wednesday. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

Dozens still missing after London high-rise fire

A man holds u a placard near the remains of Grenfell Tower in London, Saturday, June 17, 2017. Police Commander Stuart Cundy said Saturday it will take weeks or longer to recover and identify all the dead in the public housing block that was devastated by a fire early Wednesday. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

Dozens still missing after London high-rise fire

A man signs a message board placed near Grenfell Tower in London, Saturday, June 17, 2017. Police Commander Stuart Cundy said Saturday it will take weeks or longer to recover and identify all the dead in the public housing block that was devastated by a fire early Wednesday. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

Dozens still missing after London high-rise fire

A placard sits amongst flowers left for the victims of the Grenfell apartment tower block fire in North Kensington, London, Britain, June 17, 2017. (Hannah McKay/Reuters)

Firefighters survey the damage

Firefighters survey the damage to the fire-gutted Grenfell Tower in London, (Photo: Rick Findler/ PA via AP)

Queen Elizabeth II meets firefighters

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II, left, meets firefighters during a visit to the Westway Sports Centre which is providing temporary shelter for those who have been made homeless by the fire at Grenfell Tower, in London, Friday June 16, 2017. (Photo: Dominic Lipinski/Pool Photo via AP)

Emergency workers wheel away a body

Emergency workers wheel away a body from the fire-gutted Grenfell Tower in London, Friday, June 16, 2017, after a fire engulfed the 24-story building Wednesday morning. (Photo: Rick Findler/PA via AP)

Emergency workers search debris

Emergency workers search debris that fell at the base of the fire-gutted Grenfell Tower in London, Friday, June 16, 2017, after a fire engulfed the 24-story building Wednesday morning. (Photo: Matt Dunham/AP)

A woman attaches a placard on a wall

A woman attaches a placard on a wall near the scene of the fire which destroyed the Grenfell Tower block, in north Kensington, West London, Britain, June 15, 2017. (Photo: Stefan Wermuth/Reuters)

A view of Grenfell Tower

A view of Grenfell Tower from the wealthy area of Holland park in London, Britain, June 16, 2017. (Photo: Toby Melville/Reuters)

People react near the scene of the fire

People react near the scene of the fire which destroyed the Grenfell Tower block, in north Kensington, West London, Britain, June 15, 2017. (Photo: Stefan Wermuth/Reuters)

People looking at messages

Shadows of people looking at messages of condolence for the victims on a wall near to the site of the Grenfell Tower fire on June 15, 2017 in London, England. (Photo: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

A man reads messages of condolence

A man reads messages of condolence on a wall near a tower block severely damaged by a serious fire, in north Kensington, West London, Britain, June 15, 2017. (Photo: Paul Hackett/Reuters)

View of Grenfell Tower

A hose continues to douse the fire at Grenfell Tower on June 15, 2017 in London, England. (Photo: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Theresa May visits Grenfell Tower

Prime Minister Theresa May speaks to Dany Cotton, Commissioner of the London Fire Brigade, with members of the fire service as she visits Grenfell Tower, on June 15, 2017 in London, England. (Photo: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Firefighters inspect debris

Firefighters and sniffer dogs inspect debris at the foot of Grenfell Tower on June 15, 2017 in London, England. (Photo: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Jeremy Corbyn comforts a resident

Labor leader Jeremy Corbyn comforts a local resident at St Clement’s Church in west London where volunteers have provided shelter and support for people affected by the fire at Grenfell Tower on June 15, 2017 in West London, England. (Photo: David Mirzoeff – WPA Pool/Getty Images)

A schoolgirl looks at messages

A schoolgirl looks at messages of support for those affected by the massive fire in Grenfell Tower, in London, Thursday, June 15, 2017. (Photo: Alastair Grant/AP)

A Red Cross volunteer sorts donations

A British Red Cross volunteer sorts articles of food, clothing, toys and household items for those made homeless by the massive fire in Grenfell Tower, in London, Thursday, June 15, 2017. (Photo: Alastair Grant/AP)

Water is sprayed onto the tower

Water continues to be sprayed onto the tower block that was destroyed in a fire disaster, in north Kensington, West London, Britain, June 15, 2017. (Photo: Peter Nicholls/Reuters)

Messages are displayed

Messages are displayed near a tower block which was destroyed in a fire disaster, in north Kensington, West London, Britain, June 15, 2017. (Photo: Neil Hall/Reuters)

A firefighter conducts a search

A firefighter conducts a search of burned out flat in Grenfell Tower on June 15, 2017 in London, England. (Photo: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Mayor Sadiq Khan arrives to address a crowd

London Mayor Sadiq Khan arrives to address a crowd of people near the scene of the fire which destroyed the Grenfell Tower block, in north Kensington, West London, Britain, June 15, 2017. (Photo: Neil Hall/Reuters)

A school girl writes a message

A school girl writes a message on a wall for the victims and in support for those affected by the massive fire in Grenfell Tower, in London, Thursday, June 15, 2017. (Photo: Alastair Grant/AP)

Donated shoes sit near the site

Donated shoes sit in the Westway Sports Center near to the site of the Grenfell Tower fire on June 15, 2017 in London, England. (Photo: Jack Taylor/Getty Images)

Damaged tower block

Damage is seen to a tower block which was destroyed in a fire disaster, in north Kensington, West London, Britain, June 15, 2017. (Peter Nicholls/Reuters)

A woman stands behind a sign

A woman stands on a balcony behind a sign near a tower block severely damaged by a serious fire, in north Kensington, West London, Britain. June 14, 2017. (Photo: Hannah McKay/Reuters)