Jury Finds Philly Collapse Contractor Guilty Of Manslaughter

By Matt Fair (October 19, 2015, 2:43 PM EDT) -- A Philadelphia jury on Monday cleared contractor Griffin Campbell of murder charges but found him guilty of involuntary manslaughter in a case accusing him of negligently demolishing a building that collapsed in 2013, killing six people in a neighboring structure.

Rescue personnel work the scene of a building collapse on Market Street in downtown Philadelphia in June 2013 that left six dead. (Credit: AP) Prosecutors had charged Campbell with a half dozen counts of third-degree murder for what they said was his knowing use of unsound methods for the demolition of a building along Center City's busy Market Street corridor that collapsed...

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