Ghost Ship defendants ask for officials, landlords to be arrested for fire

OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) -- Attorneys for the two defendants charged with 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter in Ghost Ship case have filed a citizen's arrest for those who visited the Oakland warehouse prior to the Dec. 2, 2016 fire.

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The document names three landlords, and city officials from four departments including a building inspector, CPS agent, six members of the fire department and three from the police department.

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The defendants, Derick Almena and Max Harris, claim those named all visited, spent time and attended parties at Ghost Ship and were well aware of the dangerous living conditions-- including fire dangers-- but took no action, which led to 36 deaths.

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