They reopen the case of the young woman who died when a palm tree fell on her in Barcelona

A Barcelona court ordered an investigation into the death of a young woman who was struck by a palm tree in Barcelona's Raval neighborhood on August 3. The case was filed by the investigating court It's September now, The appeal submitted by the Special Prosecution was accepted Against the dismissal of the case, it was agreed to reopen the investigation to investigate the case.

Criminal case for The death of a 20-year-old girl It was presented to the court last September, after the investigating judge ordered a preliminary investigation, but days later he issued a decision to reject it. The judge believed that the lawsuit should follow the path of administrative litigation, not criminal litigation. This is what motivated the family to do so Submit an appeal In the Barcelona court.

Lawyers argue so A resident of Raval had already filed a complaint because the palm tree was leaning too far and was in danger of fallingHe considers that “this is sufficient data to conduct a more detailed analysis, in light of the fatal outcome” and that “there may be a serious responsibility on the Council’s shoulders.”

For this reason, the Special Prosecution Office requests that a statement be taken “in the appropriate capacity” from the President of the Barcelona Parks and Parks City Council, who issued a report dated August 4, 2023. In addition, they demand that “the Regional Director be identified” who I decided not to take any action On this palm tree after conducting the survey.

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