The Latest on charges filed in the 2016 death of a 10-year-old boy at a Kansas water park (all times local):
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The co-owner of a water park who is charged in a 10-year-old boy's decapitation death on a water slide is expected to arrive in Kansas on Tuesday night.
Schlitterbahn co-owner Jeff Henry was en route Tuesday from a Brownsville, Texas, jail to Kansas. His attorney, Carl Cornwell, told The Kansas City Star that Henry is expected to be booked into the Wyandotte County jail Tuesday night.
Henry has been jailed in Texas since March 26 when he was indicted on charges including second-degree murder in the 2016 death of Caleb Schwab on the Verruckt water slide at the Schlitterbahn water park in Kansas City, Kansas.
Henry's is due in court Thursday in Wyandotte County (Kansas) District Court.
Authorities in Texas say the co-owner of a water park who has been charged in the decapitation death of a 10-year-old boy has been extradited to Kansas.
Cameron County sheriff's Chief Deputy Gus Reyna Jr. says 62-year-old Jeffrey Henry was taken from a South Texas jail to Kansas on Tuesday to face charges including second-degree murder in the 2016 death of Caleb Schwab.
Henry is an owner of Texas-based Schlitterbahn Waterparks and Resorts. Attempts to reach a Texas attorney for him were not successful.
U.S. marshals on Monday arrested a co-defendant, 72-year-old John Timothy Schooley, at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport as he got off a flight from China. He also faces charges including second-degree murder and is being held without bond at the Dallas County jail.
Caleb died on the 17-story Verruckt waterslide when the raft he was in went airborne and hit an overhead loop.
Federal authorities in Dallas have arrested one of the designers of a Kansas water park slide that decapitated a 10-year-old boy.
Trent Touchstone, chief deputy with the U.S. Marshals Service in Dallas, said Tuesday that 72-year-old John Timothy Schooley was met by agents at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport late Monday.
Schooley will be held in Dallas pending his arraignment and extradition to Kansas on charges that include second-degree murder.
A Kansas grand jury last week indicted Schooley and Jeffrey Henry, a co-owner of Texas-based Schlitterbahn Waterparks and Resorts. The indictment alleges Schooley lacked technical or engineering expertise in amusement park rides.
Caleb Schwab died on the 17-story Verruckt ride in 2016 when the raft he was riding went airborne and hit an overhead loop.