Oakland denies prosecutors access to Ghost Ship fire report

  • Source: East Bay Times
  • Published: 03/20/2017 12:00 AM

In an escalating legal feud over the investigation into the Ghost Ship tragedy, Alameda County prosecutors have tried without success in recent weeks to pry the completed draft report of the deadly fire from the city’s hands. The District Attorney’s Office has been seeking the critical report for the past month from the Oakland Fire Department and City Attorney’s Office, and legal experts contacted for this story say the city’s delay in handing it over may violate the law. Emails obtained by this newspaper through a public records request detail the bizarre dispute and the growing frustration of the DA’s Office.


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