Architect charged in LAFD firefighter’s death

    Pro­sec­utors al­lege that Ger­hard Beck­er, 48, ig­nored safety re­com­mend­a­tions and in­stalled out­door fire­places in­side the $11-mil­lion home after in­spec­tions were com­pleted. He’s been charged in the death of L.A. fire­fight­er Glenn Al­len.

    Published: Feb. 16, 2012
    Sources: Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office
    Credits: Kimi Yoshino
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