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Charged architect faces a retrial


An architect charged with health and safety breaches and manslaughter following a Legionnaires' Disease outbreak in Barrow-inFurness this week faced a retrial after a jury failed to reach a verdict on manslaughter charges. Gillian Beckingham, who worked for Barrow Borough Council, was responsible for the air conditioning system at the council-owned arts centre where the outbreak occurred in 2002, killing seven people.

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