Grenfell Tower Could Be the Result of Corporate Manslaughter, London Police Say

By Reuters

PHOTOGRAPH BY Amer Ghazzal / Barcroft Images via Getty
PHOTOGRAPH BY Amer Ghazzal / Barcroft Images via Getty
British police investigating the Grenfell Tower fire that killed at least 80 people in London last month said there are grounds to suspect that corporate manslaughter

British police investigating the Grenfell Tower fire that killed at least 80 people in London last month said there are grounds to suspect that corporate manslaughter may have been committed by the local council, the BBC reported on Thursday.

The BBC said Kensington and Chelsea Council and the Kensington and Chelsea Tenant Management Organisation have been told there are grounds to suspect that each may have committed the offence.

“There are reasonable grounds to suspect that each organisation may have committed the offence of corporate manslaughter,” the BBC quoted a letter from London police to residents of the tower block as saying.

Kensington and Chelsea Council did not immediately comment on the report when contacted by Reuters.

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