5 convicted in Pausini stage collapse

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(ANSA) – ROME, MAR 24 – The supreme Court of Cassation on
Tuesday night upheld five culpable manslaughter convictions for
the collapse of a stage ahead of a Laura Pausini concert in
Reggio Calabria in 2012 which a Roman stage hand was crushed to
death.
    The accident took place at Reggio’s Palasport on March 5, 2012.
    Stage hand Mattero Armellini died.
    Those convicted were: the former head of Reggio city council’s
technical office, Marcello Cammera; the safety coordinator for
the stage construction, Sandro Scalise; architect Franco
Faggiotto; organizer Ferdinando Salzano; and the head of the
company that built the stage, Pasquale Aumenta.
    The five’s appeals were rejected.
    They were found guilty of culpable negligent manslaughter and
ordered to pay compensation to the victim’s family. (ANSA).
   

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