Kansas Waterslide on Which Boy Died Being Torn Down

Article 0 Comments Demolition has begun on a giant waterslide that a 10-year-old Kansas boy was riding on when he was decapitated two years ago. KMBC-TV reports that deconstruction of the 17-story Verruckt, which was billed as the world’s tallest waterslide, began Tuesday. Caleb Schwab, the son of a Kansas […]

Designer of Deadly Kansas Water Slide Arrested in Texas

Article 0 Comments One of the designers of a massive Kansas water park slide that decapitated a 10-year-old boy has been arrested in Texas, federal authorities said. Trent Touchstone, chief deputy with the U.S. Marshals Service in Dallas, said 72-year-old John Timothy Schooley was met by agents at Dallas-Fort Worth […]

Third Person Charged in Waterslide Death of Kansas Boy

Article 0 Comments A man involved in the design of the world’s tallest waterslide into has been indicted along with two others in connection with the death of a 10-year-old boy at the Schlitterbahn Waterpark in Kansas City, Kansas. John Schooley was included in an indictment that also charged Schlitterbahn […]

Schlitterbahn Co-Owner Arrested, Added to Kansas Waterslide Death Indictment

Article 0 Comments A water park company’s co-owner was being held in a Texas jail on murder and other charges on March 27 in connection to a Kansas criminal case in the death of a 10-year-old boy on what was promoted as the world’s largest waterslide. Jail records show that […]

Schlitterbahn, Former Park Operator Indicted in Kansas Waterslide Death

Article 0 Comments A Kansas waterslide hyped as the world’s highest was a “deadly weapon” that had already injured more than a dozen people before a 10-year-old boy was decapitated on it in 2016, according to a grand jury indictment unsealed on March 23 that charges the water park operator […]