Verdict reached in Lac-Megantic railway disaster

By The Canadian Press
January 19, 2018 - 11:41am

KAMLOOPS — The three men charged in the Lac-Megantic railway disaster have all been found not guilty of criminal negligence causing the death of 47 people.

The jurors reached the verdict on their ninth day of deliberations today.

Tom Harding, Richard Labrie and Jean Demaitre were charged with criminal negligence in the 2013 tragedy that killed 47 people when a runaway train carrying crude oil derailed and exploded.

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