Georgia high school basketball coaches charged with murder in player's heat-related death

Head coach Larosa Maria Walker-Asekere and assistant coach Dwight Broom Palmer are facing second-degree murder and second-degree cruelty to children charges after a grand jury indictment found them responsible for the death of 16-year-old Elite Scholars Academy student Imani Bell, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported.  

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PLAYER COLLAPSES DURING PRACTICE, LATER PRONOUNCED DEAD AT HOSPITAL 

Walker-Asekere and Palmer were changed after the grand jury made a decision on July 1, citing “outdoor conditioning training for student-athletes in dangerous heat, resulting in the death of Imani Bell due to hyperthermia and rhabdomyolysis.”

Head coach Larosa Maria Walker-Asekere and assistant coach Dwight Broom Palmer are facing second-degree murder and second-degree cruelty to children charges (Clayton County Jail)

Head coach Larosa Maria Walker-Asekere and assistant coach Dwight Broom Palmer are facing second-degree murder and second-degree cruelty to children charges (Clayton County Jail)

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