10-Year-Old Boy Dies In Water Slide Accident At Kansas City Park
The boy, identified as 10-year-old Caleb Schwab, was riding the Verrückt slide at the Schlitterbahn water park.By Caleb Hoke, Matt Picht | August 7, 2016
Kansas City police are investigating the accidental death of a 10-year-old boy at a local water park.
Officials originally said a 12-year-old boy had been killed at Schlitterbahn water park. The boy has since been identified as 10-year-old Caleb Schwab, son of Kansas Rep. Scott Schwab.
In a statement on his death, the family wrote, "Since the day he was born, he brought abundant joy to our family and all those he came in contact with."