Criminal investigation launched in West, Texas fertilizer plant explosion
Published: May 10, 2013 01:33PM
Updated: May 10, 2013 01:33PM

Texas law enforcement officials on Friday launched a criminal investigation into the massive fertilizer plant explosion that killed 14 people last month. <freeform><script data-hide-title=”true” data-hide-byline=”true” data-hide-footnotes=”true” type=”text/javascript” src=”http://cdn.spundge.com/embed/stories/3453/”></script><noscript><h1>Criminal investigation begun in West, Texas fertilizer plant explosion</h1><h2>An overhead view of the plant after the explosion. (Getty)Texas law enforcement officials on Friday launched a criminal investigation into the massive fertilizer plant explosion that killed 14 people last month.Investigators have largely treated the West Fertilizer Co. blast that killed 14 people as an industrial accident, but the Texas Department of Public Safety said in statement that the agency has now instructed the Texas Rangers and the McLennan County Sheriff's Department to conduct a criminal probe."This disaster has severely ...</h2><a href=”http://cdn.spundge.com/stories/3453/embedded/” target=”_blank”>View <em>”Criminal investigation begun in West, Texas fertilizer plant explosion”</em> on Spundge</a></noscript></freeform>