24/7 Newsfeed

Put Reason 24/7 on Your Site

RSS

Follow Reason 24/7 on Twitter and via RSS

Mine Superintendent Who Pled Guilty to Conspiracy Charge Awaiting Sentencing

A former superintendent at West Virginia's Upper Big Branch mine — where an explosion killed 29 — will learn his fate after pleading guilty to a federal conspiracy charge.

Gary May will be sentenced in federal court Thursday. He's cooperating with prosecutors in their ongoing criminal investigation of the 2010 explosion that killed 29 miners at the former Massey Energy operation.

Source: AP. Read full article. (link)

Editor's Note: We invite comments and request that they be civil and on-topic. We do not moderate or assume any responsibility for comments, which are owned by the readers who post them. Comments do not represent the views of Reason.com or Reason Foundation. We reserve the right to delete any comment for any reason at any time. Report abuses.

advertisement