By Tony Hanson
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The defense in the fatal Salvation Army collapse case has submitted its initial witness list, and Mayor Michael Nutter heads the high profile list.READ MORE: Philadelphia Weather: Flash Flood Warnings Across Tri-State Area As Nor'easter Dumps 2 to 3 Inches On Region
The defense alleges no wrongdoing by the Mayor but wants testimony and evidence from the city’s Chief Executive and other top city and L & I officials for the defense.
The defense wants all relevant information on negotiations and other communication on the building demolition prior to the collapse that killed six people and injured over a dozen others, and information developed during all inquiries and investigations after the collapse.READ MORE: Pennsbury School Board President Details Violent Threats Made Against Board Members
Defense attorney Daine Grey represents Sean Benschop, the heavy equipment operator charged in the collapse. Benschop and co-defendant Griffin Campbell, the demolition contractor, have pleaded not guilty.
The mayor, through a spokesman, has declined comment on the pending litigation.MORE NEWS: 7-Year-Old Boy Killed In Strawberry Mansion Hit-And-Run, Police Say
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