Schlitterbahn

February 28, 2019 - 9:01 pm
A public filing says a Kansas water park where a boy was decapitated has cash flow troubles. The Kansas City Star reports that EPR Properties said Thursday in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission that it agreed to advance Schlitterbahn additional amounts under the mortgage, which...
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SIPA / USA TODAY
January 13, 2019 - 5:51 am
The operators of a Kansas water park where a 10-year-old boy was decapitated aren't saying whether the attraction will open for the upcoming season. Schlitterbahn spokeswoman Winter Prosapio said Friday in an email that the Texas-based company doesn't have an announcement "at this time" about the...
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Dreamstime
December 01, 2018 - 2:23 am
Kansas prosecutors are dropping two criminal charges against a former employee at a water park where a 10-year-old boy died on a waterslide. The Kansas City Star reports that the charges accuse Tyler Miles of lying to authorities and concealing evidence from investigators. Miles still faces charges...
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October 31, 2018 - 9:54 am
The co-owner of a Kansas water park who is accused in the decapitation death of a 10-year-old boy has been charged with drug possession and hiring someone for sex. The Kansas City Star reports Schlitterbahn co-owner Jeff Henry surrendered to authorities in Kansas, and was released on $100,000 bond...
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TNS
May 30, 2018 - 2:55 pm
Two maintenance workers at a Kansas water park where a boy was decapitated have been indicted in the case. The indictments unsealed Wednesday charge David Hughes and John Zalsman with obstruction of justice. Both men pleaded not guilty Wednesday in Wyandotte County Court. Hughes was maintenance...
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April 11, 2018 - 6:24 pm
Criminal indictments stemming from the decapitation of a boy on a slide at a Kansas water park could hurt owner Schlitterbahn's chances of repaying a $174.3 million loan balance, the mortgage lender has warned. EPR Properties, the Kansas City-based real estate investment trust that holds the...
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TNS
April 03, 2018 - 8:27 am
10-year-old boy suffered a fatal neck injury from the slide. Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com 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 Tuesday. Trent Touchstone, chief deputy with the...
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March 29, 2018 - 5:35 am
A Kansas agency plans to conduct a full audit of a water park's inspection records before it reopens this spring, a state official said Wednesday, after criminal charges were filed over the decapitation of a 10-year-old boy on the world's tallest waterslide there in 2016. The state Department of...
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TNS (SIPA USA)
March 28, 2018 - 1:35 pm
Kansas plans to conduct a full audit of a water park's inspection records before it reopens this spring, a state official said Wednesday, after criminal charges were filed over the decapitation of a 10-year-old boy on the world's tallest waterslide there in 2016. The state Department of Labor said...
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March 26, 2018 - 7:23 pm
A Kansas water park's operator says it will open again as scheduled this spring and aggressively contest criminal charges arising from a boy's death on a giant slide. Schlitterbahn Waterparks and Resorts said in a statement Monday that a grand jury indictment's allegation that the 2016 accident was...
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