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US sinkhole home demolished

A home in Florida where a man disappeared into a huge sinkhole has been demolished. Yesterday rescue workers called off the search for Jeremy Bush, after specialist audio equipment failed to detect signs of life in the hole.

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Rescuers call off search for sinkhole victim

The house in Tampa, Florida, where Jeff Bush was sucked into the hole Credit: Reuters TV

Rescuers have ended their search for a man who was sucked into a sinkhole which opened up under his bedroom in America.

It's believed that 36-year-old Jeff Bush died when he was sucked into the hole at his home in Tampa, Florida.

Authorities have not detected any signs of life after lowering listening devices and cameras into the hole.

Local officials say the house will now be demolished into the hole.

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