SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A Las Vegas couple has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the Boy Scouts of America over the July 2011 drowning of their 12-year-old son during a camp program in Utah.
Christopher and Sherry Tuvell, in their suit filed this week in U.S. District Court in Salt Lake City, claim the Boy Scouts and other defendants were negligent in David Tuvell's death during a scuba diving program at Bear Lake.
The boy was diving with another Scout, a Scoutmaster and a diving instructor in about 15 feet of water in a roped-off area with a line on the bottom to guide divers back to shore. The boy didn't surface, and was found after a 30-minute search.
The Boy Scouts didn't immediately respond to a request for comment Saturday.
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