Adolfo Orozco appeared in court on Tuesday as his defense attorney argued for a judge to dismiss the involuntary manslaughter charges against him.
The former owner of the Alpine Motel Apartments pleaded not guilty Thursday to 27 criminal charges in a 2019 fire that left six tenants dead amid dozens of fire code violations.
A Las Vegas judge found there is enough evidence for the apartment building’s former owner to stand trial, but charges against its property manager were dismissed.
Prosecutors filed an amended criminal complaint accusing the former owner of the Alpine Motel Apartments of using unlicensed personnel before the 2019 blaze.
A Clark County District Court judge signed off on the deal to settle 14 lawsuits related to the deadliest residential fire in Las Vegas history.
The manslaughter case against the owner of the Alpine Motel Apartments is on pause for a month, as more testimony is expected to continue in April.
Testimony continued Monday in the manslaughter case against the owner of the former Alpine Motel Apartments.
Dozens of plaintiffs who sued in the aftermath of the Alpine Motel fire have reached a confidential settlement, according to court documents filed Wednesday.
A preliminary hearing for the former owner and manager of the Alpine Motel Apartments resumed Tuesday, more than two years after the criminal proceedings halted.
The city of Las Vegas completed initial code enforcement inspections at the nearly three dozen Las Vegas properties similar to the Alpine Motel.
Former owner Adolfo Orozco and former building manager Malinda Mier face manslaughter and other felony charges in the 2019 Alpine Motel Apartments fire that killed six people.
Nearly three years after the deadliest residential fire in Las Vegas history, a complex lawsuit involving dozens of plaintiffs could be nearing a resolution.
The former Alpine Motel Apartments complex is rebuilt, boasting a menu of tech features, and “100 percent safe” according to asset manager Robin Willett.
The city says it has made progress toward its goal of inspecting three dozen properties in the wake of the Alpine Motel fire, the deadliest residential fire in city history.
A former tenant at the Alpine Motel Apartments filed a lawsuit against the building’s former owner in the latest legal action tied to the 2019 deadly fire.