Tyler Miles, an executive with Schlitterbahn Kansas City water park, has been charged with involuntary manslaughter over the Aug, 2106 death of 10-year-old boy, Caleb Schwab. Caleb was decapitated while riding giant water slide Verruckt.
Miles, an operations director for Schlitterbahn, was booked into the Wyandotte County jail Friday and is being held on $50,000 bond.
Winter Prospapio, a spokeswoman for Schlitterbahn, said the company was “deeply disappointed” that an individual was charged for the “terrible accident.” Continue reading
Resident of Billings, Montana, are reeling after a headless body was found rolled up in a carpet early Wednesday night.
The grisly discovery was made near 1200 block of South 32nd Street West.
The Billings Police Department is investigating, BPD Lt. Brian Korell said. The body was found in the area of an irrigation ditch west of Billings Collision Repair, which is located on the 1200 block of South 32nd Street West, Korell said. Continue reading
A man traveling on a motorcycle was decapitated in a freak accident in San Bernardino, California on Tuesday morning.
Authorities say, Fabian Zepeda, 27, was killed after he drove his motorcycle under a fallen power line stretched across a road.
Police tell the Riverside Press-Enterprise that minutes earlier, a driver lost control of a Ford Taurus, which hit a mailbox and ran across a lawn. Coroner’s officials say the car then hit a wooden telephone pole that snapped in half, and a tension wire fell across Macy Street. Zepeda drove into it and was beheaded. h/t abc6
Police say the driver did not appear to be impaired and wasn’t immediately arrested or ticketed pending further investigation.