Grand jury places additional charge on Jason Stinson

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Posted By Charles Gazaway - email

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The former head football coach at Pleasure Ridge Park High School is now facing another charge for the heat-related death of a player. Tuesday, a Jefferson County grand jury indicted Jason Stinson on a felony wanton endangerment charge.

On August 20, 2008, 15-year old Max Gilpin collapsed on the field during practice. He died three days later. Stinson was already facing a reckless homicide charge for the death.

A spokesperson for the Commonwealth Attorney Dave Stengel's office tells WAVE 3 that through its investigation it gathered evidence that lead to this new charge.

Stinson's trial is expected to start on August 31st.

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