US District Judge has sentenced Stalin Rene Barahona, the former owner of SB Framing
Services to 30 days in prison for one count of willfully violating a federal standard for fall protection.
The charge stemmed from a fall that killed one of Barahona's employees during work on a new home in North Naples.
When a trench collapsed on a coworker, Jonathan Stringer jumped in the hole and
attempted to save him with his bare hands. That's when another collapse buried Stringer,
prompting about 25 other workers in frantic shifts to try and save him, but failed to reach him in time,
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Construction managers charged with manslaughter because Luis Almonte was crushed to death by debris in September 2018.
Prosecutors found Jiaxi "Jimmy" Liu of WSC Group refused to stop work after repeated warnings of dangerous conditions at the site from
workers and adjacent property owners.