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Collapse on June 5, 2013 in Center City Philadelphia killed 6 and injured 13 people

Monday, Jun 6, 2016 at 06:51 AM EDT

3 Years Since Collapse Killed 6, Injured 13

3 Years Since Collapse Killed 6, Injured 13

Sunday marks three years since a building being demolished on Market Street in Center City fell, toppling onto a crowded Salvation Army thrift shop below it and crushing the people inside.

Wednesday, Apr 6, 2016 at 11:41 AM EDT

Breaking Ground on Deadly Collapse Memorial

Breaking Ground on Deadly Collapse Memorial

Nearly three years after a building being demolished collapsed onto a Center City Philadelphia thrift store, killing six and injuring 13 others, city officials helped break ground on a memorial to the victims.

Friday, Jan 8, 2016 at 05:37 PM EST

Contractor, Victim Conversed Before Deadly Collapse

Contractor, Victim Conversed Before Deadly Collapse

A contractor hired at a cut-rate price to take down a building was sentenced Friday to 15 to 30 years in prison for its collapse, which killed six people and injured 13 others and led Philadelphia to adopt...

Wednesday, Jan 6, 2016 at 02:43 PM EST

Building Collapse Victim’s Wife Struggles to Keep Home

Building Collapse Victim’s Wife Struggles to Keep Home

Two and a half years after her husband died in the Market Street building collapse, Maggie Davis is so broke she could lose their home.

Monday, Oct 19, 2015 at 09:28 PM EDT

Mixed Verdict in Deadly Building Collapse Trial

Mixed Verdict in Deadly Building Collapse Trial

A Philadelphia jury decided demolition contractor Griffin Campbell was guilty of involuntary manslaughter – but not murder – in the deadly 2013 Center City building collapse that killed six and injured 13...

Friday, Oct 16, 2015 at 08:24 PM EDT

Jury Deliberates Deadly Center City Collapse Case

Jury Deliberates Deadly Center City Collapse Case

A Philadelphia jury began considering the fate of a demolition contractor facing murder charges in a Center city collapse that left six people dead and 13 others injured.

What Happened
Six people died and 13 were injured six months ago, on Wednesday, June 5 when a four-story building under demolition at 2136 Market Street in Center City Philadelphia came down on top of a two-story building, which housed a Salvation Army Thrift Store.