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Judge sets second trial date for Derick Almena

Judge sets second trial date for Derick Almena

By Jeff Shuttleworth, BAY CITY NEWS SERVICE

October 10, 2019

A judge on Friday scheduled a second trial to begin on March 30 for Ghost Ship master tenant Derick Almena on 36 involuntary manslaughter charges for a fire at the Oakland building in 2016 that killed 36 people. The first trial for Almena, 49, and co-defendant Max Harris, the warehouse's artistic director,...

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