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MILAN (Reuters) -
Stephan Schmidheiny, found guilty of negligence that led to more than 2,000 asbestos-
The former owner of Swiss building material maker Eternit was found guilty in February last year and originally sentenced to 16 years in prison and ordered to pay other damages.
He was not immediately sent to jail -
A spokesman based in Zurich said the industrialist would now take his case to Italy's top appeals court and dismissed the ruling as "scandalous" and "absurd".
The Turin court also dropped charges against Belgian Eternit shareholder and former company executive Jean Louis Marie Ghislain de Cartier de Marchienne, who died on May 21 aged 91.
Swiss billionaire Stephan Schmidheiny sentenced to 18 years in jail for negligence in the deaths of more than 2,000 people.
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