PHILADELPHIA (AP) — 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.
Municipal Judge Patrick Dugan on Tuesday denied bail requests from lawyers for Griffin Campbell and Sean Benschop, the demolition contractor and equipment operator charged in the June 5 collapse.READ MORE: WHAT WAS THAT?: Why Delaware Residents Felt Earth Shaking Wednesday Morning
An unsupported brick wall of a four-story building being demolished crashed down onto a smaller Salvation Army store, trapping shoppers and workers in rubble. Fourteen people were also injured.
Campbell faces six counts including third-degree murder and Benschop is accused of involuntary manslaughter and other charges.READ MORE: Philadelphia Police Announce Arrest Of Teen In Shooting Of 7 People Outside Golf & Social Club, Highlight Encouraging Trend
They will remain in prison until their preliminary hearings on Feb. 18.
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