Grand Jury Charges Building Collapse Contractor with Murder

But the investigation isn’t over.

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Following an investigation, a grand jury is charging Griffin Campbell, the contractor in charge of the fatal June 5th demolition project on 22nd and Market, with six counts of third-degree murder, six-counts of involuntarily manslaughter, and 13 counts of recklessly endangering another person. Campbell, District Attorney Seth Williams said today, ignored proper demolition standards out of “greed,” in order to rake in higher profits.

This is the second indictment named in the case since June. The D.A.’s office already charged demolition subcontractor Sean Benschop with six counts of involuntary manslaughter last summer.

 

 

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