• Florida boat captain charged in fatal parasailing accident

    11 days ago - By Bésame

    MARATHON, Fla. - A boat captain has been charged with manslaughter in a Memorial Day parasailing crash in the Florida Keys that killed a 33-year-old Illinois woman and injured her young son and nephew.
    Daniel Gavin Couch, 49, was booked into the Monroe County Jail on Thursday and was being held on a $100,000 bond.
    An investigation by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission found Couch cut the line holding Supraja Alaparthi and the two boys because the parasail was “dragging” in high winds from a sudden summer storm.
    They were still strapped into the parasail as they were...
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