caleb schwab\'s water slide death in kansas city leaves many unanswered questions
Investigators are treating a death toll of 10 people. year-
A police spokesman said Monday that the old boy on the world\'s tallest water slide was a \"civil\" rather than a crime and that the parks and Kansas authorities were working to resolve the cause of the tragedy.
Details about the death of Kansas legislator\'s son, Caleb Thomas Schwab, on Sunday have not yet been released. The 168-foot-
Tall Verruckt is one of the popular attractions in Kansas City Schlitterbahn water park.
The park was closed on Monday during the investigation.
However, the park said in a statement on Monday afternoon that they will be open for trial business on Wednesday.
The water slide will remain closed.
The 10-year-old Caleb Schwab was killed on the world\'s tallest water slide in Kansas City water park.
CBS\'s KCTV reported that it was the first time a tourist had died in the park.
CBS News polls show controversial police footage showing Hong Kong protesters, Kansas City Police Department spokesman Cameron Morgan, said police had no information about the incident.
Winter Prosapio, a spokesman for Schlitterbahn, said in an email on Monday that the park will not \"be involved in any further media interviews\" at the moment \".
She told reporters a day ago that Caleb and his family had been in the park and added: \"We really don\'t know what\'s going on . \".
\"Police said on Sunday only that the young boy died while riding Verrückt ride, who used the word\" crazy \"in German in the title, certified by Guinness World Records as the world\'s tallest water slide.
According to the park\'s website, one three
People raft slip next \"chin decreased\" 168 feet 7 inch of structure.
According to the park, passengers must be at least 4 feet, 6 inch high, and the total weight of all passengers must be between 400 and 550 pounds.
The rider was detained and the slide was surrounded by a net.
Due to the high demand, rides are arranged by booking when the park is open every day.
The park\'s website touted the journey as \"the ultimate thrill of a water slide,\" with \"eye-popping\" 17-
The story went down, \"only blown back to the second huge hill, and then another 50 feet intestines fell.
On July 9, 2014, riders drove along the world\'s tallest waterslide, Verruckt, at the schlitle barn water park in Kansas City, Kansas City.
In this photo taken with a fisheye lens
AP Photo/Charlie Riddle State Representative
Scott Schwab, a Republican in olasi, and his wife Michelle, issued a statement demanding privacy as a family member.
\"Since the day he was born, he has brought rich joy to our family and to all the people he touches,\" the statement said . \".
Authorities initially said the victim was 12 years old, but Clint schplatg, the pastor of the family spokesman, said Caleb was 10 years old and was one of the four sons of the couple.
House Speaker Ray Merrick told the Kansas City Star that Schwab\'s family was \"the center of his world \".
\"Although the operator did not explain the reason, the opening of Verruckt 2014 was repeatedly delayed.
Two media preview days were canceled on 2014 as shipping 100-
Push the raft to the top of the slide.
In a news article related to a press release announcing a 2014 delay, Schlitterbahn co-
Owner Jeff Henry told USA Today that he and senior designer John Kucey had already calculated according to their calculations when designing the slide on the roller coaster, but that didn\'t translate well into something like
Henry said that in the early tests, the raft with sandbags flew off the slide, prompting engineers to dismantle half of the trip and reconfigure some for $1 million.
KCTV5A promotional video on the production of slides includes two men riding a raft in half a month.
Size test model, it flies slightly in the air when it climbs up the top of the first mountain.
Prosapio said Sunday that the park\'s rides are inspected daily before the start of each season and are inspected by an \"outside party.
Instead of specifically referring to water slides, Kansas regulations describe \"rides\" as \"any mechanical or electrical equipment carrying or transporting passengers,\" around or above a fixed or restricted route or route, or provide entertainment, pleasure, excitement or excitement to passengers within the specified area.
\"Under the regulations, such rides are often referred to as Ferris wheels, merry-go-round, parachute towers, bungee jumping and roller coasters.
State law stipulates that the Kansas Department of Labor shall pass the rules and regulations related to the certification and inspection of rides, adding that rides at permanent locations \"should be their own\"
At least once every 12 months is inspected by a qualified inspector.
The message left at kansas \'Labor Department on Monday did not respond immediately.
Senator of Kansas
Greg Smith, the Republican personality from Land Park, said that although state laws do not specifically address water skiing, it is clear that water skiing \"will fall into this category \".
\"He said any potential legislative action was too early due to Sunday\'s tragedy, and he said there should be time to start an investigation into the death of Caleb Schwab.
\"Before we have these facts, it\'s too early to make it clear what we can do in legislation,\" Smith said . \".