Lac-Megantic rail workers found not guilty

Published: January 19, 2018

Three former rail workers were found not guilty of criminal negligence by a Canadian jury for their connection to the 2013 Lac-Megantic crash.

Locomotive engineer Tom Harding, traffic controller Richard Labrie and manager of train operations Jean Demaitre were charged in 2014 with criminal negligence causing the death of 47 people.

The jury began their deliberations Jan. 11 and after nine days of deliberations, came back with a not guilty verdict for all three charged.

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