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Update on the Kansas water slide tragedy...

Update on the Kansas water slide tragedy...

Update on the Kansas water slide tragedy...

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While the original thread has been closed, Verrückt water slide decapitation:

https://www.eng-tips.com/viewthread.cfm?qid=437095

...there's an update on this situation, and it's not good, at least not if people were looking for some sort of criminal resolution to this:

Charges Dropped Over Kansas Waterslide That Decapitated Child

Multiple people were charged with second-degree murder in Caleb Schwab’s death on the “Verruckt” slide.


https://www.huffpost.com/entry/waterslide-caleb-sc...

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RE: Update on the Kansas water slide tragedy...

So nothing to do with the evidence itself, just the way it was presented.

I hope this finds a way to go to trial. The level of mismanagement and incompetence needs to be seen in open court.

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RE: Update on the Kansas water slide tragedy...

The article only says they dropped the 2nd degree murder charge. There will undoubtedly be new charges filed, just not for 2nd degree murder.

Brad Waybright

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RE: Update on the Kansas water slide tragedy...

Sounds like the prosecutors over-reached on the indictment. Other articles I read indicated they were going to have a hard time convicting as well.

This one discusses the legalities a bit more.

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