\'i never thought a bouncy castle would end her life\': heartbroken parents tell how daughter was swept off ground in inflatable that wasn\'t properly tied down - as fairground workers are jailed for three years
The little girl killed by the dangerous inflatable castle was sentenced today to three years in prison.
Playground staff William and Shelby Thurston are responsible for the inflatable attractions at the Easter Fair, which rotated 1, 000ft on a hill in 2016, compressing summer grants.
In his sentencing on Thursday, Justice Bynum said the couple continued to allow the child to be on the inflatable castle after deciding to close the big slide, thus taking the greatest risk in the child\'s life, the risk
She spent her life in the summer.
He also called on the health and safety supervisor to take the necessary measures to make it necessary for playground operators to have proper wind speed measuring equipment.
This summer\'s parents watched in horror as the inflatable castle was torn from the ground in strong winds, and today they said they were \"dead\" that day \".
The female student had only a few minutes left in the turn at Essex Harlow, but when her desperate father ran after her screaming, she was lifted to the 50-foot air: \"My daughter is in that resilient Castle.
Kara Black and Lee Grant described their grief to the Chelmsford criminal court, saying the playground couple who \"put profits first\" were sentenced.
As the emotional statement could not continue, Blake MS sat down while prosecutor Tracy Ailin QC continued to read.
She said: \"I never thought that the summer I played at the inflatable castle would end her young life.
Ms. Black described how she painted her daughter\'s nails blue before the summer funeral --
Her favorite color
Put her shiny shoes in the coffin.
Summer wants to wear it on her first night out.
The court held that, since his death in the summer, MS Blake suffered from anxiety and depression, which made daily life very difficult.
Xia Grant\'s father, Lee Grant, said the death of a young man had a lasting impact on his life.
He said: \"When I died in summer, I felt that I was dead.
Because she is my beautiful angel, I feel that I have nothing to live.
Mr. Grant said that if it weren\'t for his family, I would be selfish and sacrifice my life to be with her.
Suffered multiple injuries in the summer and was pronounced dead in hospital after the incident. During a three-
During a week-long trial, Thursday claimed they were caught by a freak gale and said the castle\'s instructions were destroyed in an arson attack before their death in the summer.
But after hearing the news that they ignored bad weather warnings and the circus Superdome did not have a safe stop, the jury found them guilty of manslaughter by majority.
Police complained that the castle had been loaded into a car when they arrived, disrupting the crime scene.
William Thurston, 29, took a look at his crying family when the verdict came out. His 26-year-
The wife has no emotions.
Senior Investigative Officer, Chief Inspector Danny Stoughton, said Thursday\'s behavior was \"disgraceful\" and added that they \"have a huge responsibility to ensure the safety of children using bicycles \".
He said that they completely ignored this responsibility and put the profits before safety.
Summer spent the day with her then five-year-old sister, Lily, and father Lee at the playground in Harlow, Essex, in March 26, 2016.
Witnesses described that as the weather worsened, they began to worry about the safety of their children on other rides --
Katie suffered a storm two days later.
Some attractions were closed and a woman was almost hit by a blown metal barrier.
However, the Thurston family in Wilburton, cam County continues to operate the inflatable castle, and they charge £ 3 for 10 minutes.
Living in Norwich with her sister and mother in the summer, she was visiting her father in Essex when she was killed.
When it was taken away, she was the only child in the car.
Inflation should not be operated when gusts exceed 19 miles/hour.
But the court was told they had reached 40 miles an hour at the time of the accident.
It was tied to the ground with only 17 ropes, 7 less than required by law.