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Philadelphia Fire Department John O’Neill, working with a team of fire department rescuers, along with Tom Brown, a FEMA search team specialist and his dog, Phoenix, told of the moments when they first discovered Mariya Plekan alive.
“I never felt so scared, bricks on me, I couldn’t breathe,” Plekan explained from a wheelchair at a West Philadelphia Rehabilitation Center.
Contractor Griffin Campbell and heavy equipment operator Sean Benschop, both charged with third-degree murder in the June 5th, 2013 demolition site collapse that killed six and injured 13 at 22nd and Market Streets, could be set free to await trial.
Licenses and Inspections Commissioner Carlton Williams in a 39-page written response, included in the Controller’s Report, refuted the findings raising “objections to the incomplete, inaccurate and misleading interpretations of Department data that underlie the Report’s recommendations.”
The family of contractor Griffin Campbell, charged with murder in the 22d and Market St. demolition site collapse last June, that killed 6 and left more than a dozen injured, says Campbell has told them he deeply regrets what happened.
A judge has ruled that two men facing charges in a Philadelphia building collapse that killed six people will remain behind bars until their next court date in February.
CBS 3 Investigative Reporter Walt Hunter went face to face with contractor Griffin Campbell, looking for answers about the collapse.
On Wednesday, lawyers for both the victims and defendants were able to view a key piece of evidence in the case.
“My first thought was, ‘terrorists,’” said Kate Slyman, who was walking nearby.