The Latest: Water park co-owner extradited to Kansas

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The Latest: Water park co-owner extradited to Kansas
FILE - In this July 2014 file image from video, Verruckt water slide designers, John Schooley, left, and Texas-based Schlitterbahn Waterparks and Resorts co-owner Jeffrey Henry, speak about the challenges of opening the 17-story tall attraction prior to it's operation in Kansas City, Kan. Schooley, one of the designers of the water park slide that decapitated a 10-year-old boy in 2016, was arrested late Monday, April 2, 2018, by federal authorities in Dallas. A Kansas grand jury last week indicted Schooley and Henry. Schooley will be held in Dallas pending his arraignment and extradition to Kansas on charges that include second-degree murder. (Monty Davis /The Kansas City Star via AP, File)

DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on charges filed in the 2016 death of a 10-year-old boy at a Kansas water park (all times local):

2:30 p.m.

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.

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7 a.m.

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.