Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Ex-coach indicted on second charge in player's death

This from C-J:
The former head football coach of Pleasure Ridge Park High School has been indicted on a second felony charge in the death of a 15-year-old player who collapsed from heat stroke at practice.

Jason Stinson was indicted by a Jefferson County grand jury Tuesday on a charge of first-degree wanton endangerment in the death of sophomore lineman Max Gilpin, who collapsed Aug. 20 and died three days later at Kosair Children's Hospital, after his body temperature had reached 107 degrees.

In January, Stinson was indicted on a charge of reckless homicide, which was the first time a criminal charge has been filed in a heat-related death case involving a high school or college coach in the United States, according to sports experts." ...

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I'm sorry to say this, but while the felony charges against Stinson were too severe, this man should not be coaching.