5 Accused of Manslaughter in 12 Year Old Climber’s Death After Equipment Fails

French officials have charged 5 people with manslaughter in the death of 12-year-old Tito Traversa on a climbing accident in Orpierre, France after his equipment failed allegedly because of faulty equipment.

Among those charged is the owner of the company that produced the rubber keepers without instructions, and the owner of the gear shop that sold the keepers. The manager of the club that organized the climbing trip, as well as two of the instructors who were on site, have also been charged for failing to monitor the assembly of the equipment.

5 Charged With Manslaughter in Tito Traversa Death | News from the Field | OutsideOnline.com.

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