Operator of Sunset Park construction company sentenced to 2-4 years in prison for fatal wall collapse

Jiaxi Liu had been charged with criminally negligent homicide and fraudulent practices.

Adolfo Carrion

Sep 27, 2023, 9:47 PM

Updated 262 days ago

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Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez announced on Wednesday that Jiaxi “Jimmy” Liu, one of the operators of a Sunset Park construction company, was sentenced to two to four years in prison. 
The sentencing is in connection to a wall collapse that killed Luis Sanchez Almonte back in 2018. Liu was charged with criminally negligent homicide and fraudulent practices.  
Wilson Garcia Jr., 48, was also convicted of fourth-degree criminal mischief in this incident and is set to be sentenced on Oct. 18. 


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