Schmidheiny indicted in Eternit2 case

In deaths of 392 people at Casale Monferrato plant

(ANSA) - Vercelli, January 24 - Swiss businessman Stephan Schmidheiny was indicted Friday in the Eternit2 asbestos death case.
    He has been charged with voluntary manslaughter in the deaths of 392 people who died after exposure to asbestos in a plant at Casale Monferrato near Alessandria in Piedmont.
    The trial will open in Novara on November 27.
    Former Eternit CEO Schmidheiny is already on trial in Naples on charges of voluntary manslaughter in the death of six workers and two of their relatives of cancer due to exposure to asbestos in the plant at Bagnoli in Naples.


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