Nightclub Owner In "Great White" Fire Case Released From Prison

Michael Derderian, the owner of the Staion nightclub that caught fire during a Great White concert in 2003 killing one hundred people, has been released early for good behavior. He was originally due out in the Fall.

Derderian spent three years in prison after pleading no contest to 100 counts of involuntary manslaughter. The nightclub fire was caused by pyrotechnics gone wrong.

In an emailed statement, Derderian said that, "Although my incarceration has ended, remembering the loss of life and pain from family members and survivors is something that will never leave me. The magnitude of what happened cannot be measured in words."


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