Grand Jury Will Investigate Fatal Philly Building Collapse

Law360, Philadelphia (June 10, 2013, 3:49 PM EDT) -- Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams on Monday announced that he would convene a grand jury to investigate the collapse of a 4-story building in Center City that killed six people and injured 13 last week.

The tragedy, which occurred when a building undergoing demolition fell onto an adjacent Salvation Army thrift store, has already prompted at least two civil lawsuits and investigations by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration and Philadelphia’s Department of Licenses and Inspections.

“The scope and depth of the grand jury process will...
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