While regulators fell short, three construction company supervisors are the ones to blame for two firefighters’ deaths in a condemned ground zero tower, prosecutors told jurors Wednesday.
No one imagined the way careless smoking spiraled into a deadly inferno in a toxic ground zero bank tower, so three construction-company supervisors shouldn’t be blamed for it, defense lawyers said Tuesday.
Testimony has wrapped up in the manslaughter trial stemming from a blaze that killed two firefighters in a condemned Ground Zero skyscraper damaged in the Sept. 11 attacks. Closing arguments are expected to start June 14.
Prosecutors have rested their manslaughter case against three construction-company supervisors charged in a blaze that killed two firefighters at a toxic, condemned ground zero bank tower.