Judge asked to halt Manaus work

December 15, 2013
By ESPN staff

A judge has been asked to order a halt to building work at the World Cup stadium at which England will face Italy after the death of a construction worker.

• Vickery: Stadium tragedy shows peril of World Cup rush

Public prosecutors told the judge conditions at the Arena Amazonia, in the city of Manaus, were “unacceptably dangerous” and many problems needed to be resolved, Sky News reported.

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