Friday, August 3, 2007


‘Stunt’ attempt drowns boy, 14

‘Shelby County investigators said a 14-year-old Russia area boy who died July 16 after tying a 75-pound rock to his ankle to perform a “stunt” in a family pond.

Jay Luthman died at Miami Valley Hospital a day after he was pulled from the Rangeline Road pond by several Russia volunteer firefighters. [..]

Nathan Luthman told investigators Jay Luthman tied a rock to his ankle and dragged it into the pond to “perform a stunt … but did not know the actual stunt Jay was trying to perform,” O’Leary said.’

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