Two Charged After Human Catapult Death

British police charged two men with manslaughter Tuesday following the death of an Oxford University student who was flung from a giant catapult. In London, two men now face charges of manslaughter because of the death of an Oxford University student whom they attempted to launch through the air, into a net, from a replica trebuchet. The stunt was attempted in November of 2002 and killed nineteen-year-old Konstadin Yankov, who fell short of the net that was supposed to safely catch him.

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