5 teenagers going through expenses after buddy was allegedly fatally shoved off boat after kiss

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5 school college students are going through felony expenses for allegedly masking up the 2019 demise of their buddy after he was shoved off a celebration boat in Texas by the woman he was kissing and fell into the vessel’s propeller.

Jack Elliott, 19, died after falling into Lake Travis in Austin whereas he was out ingesting and partying with a gaggle of Texas Christian College pals again in Oct. 2019, the OC Register reported.

His tragic demise has sparked a years-long quest for justice by his mother and father after it was revealed Elliott’s pals allegedly lied to authorities about how the teenager went overboard after which ditched their alcohol within the lake earlier than calling 911.

The school college students have been indicted by a Travis County grand jury late final 12 months after Elliott’s mother and father filed a wrongful demise go well with to pressure them to testify underneath penalty of perjury in regards to the circumstances surrounding their son’s demise.

After initially telling cops and Elliott’s mother and father that she didn’t understand how he fell, Elle Weber — who was driving the boat, mentioned in a sworn assertion that she noticed their buddy, Delaney Brennan, “shove” Elliott overboard.

“Delaney and Jack have been on the entrance of the boat, flirting and kissing. She gave Jack a ‘playful little shove’ and he fell off the boat,” Weber mentioned within the assertion.

5 school college students are going through felony expenses for allegedly masking up the demise of their buddy Jack Elliott after he fell off of a ship in 2019.
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One other unnamed teen mentioned in an affidavit that Brennan saved saying within the aftermath, “He fell. I didn’t imply to push him.”

Brennan later bought Elliott’s initials tattooed on him, saying in her sworn deposition that she “wished to all the time have one thing to recollect him by.”

A few of Elliott’s pals invoked their Fifth Modification proper amid the grand jury probe.

His mother and father filed their lawsuit, which ended up being settled privately after a report from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Division mentioned Elliott was struck by a propeller a number of instances after being pushed over the railing by Brennan.

That report additionally famous that “false statements got to the officers” about what unfolded.

Among the many false tales, the chums allegedly peddled relating to Elliott’s demise included that he did a backflip into the water and fell over whereas vomiting.

Delaney Brennan allegedly pushed Elliott and caused him to fall into Lake Travis in Austin, Texas where he was struck by the boat's propeller.
Delaney Brennan allegedly pushed Elliott and precipitated him to fall into Lake Travis in Austin, Texas the place he was struck by the boat’s propeller.
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The 5 school college students are all resulting from face Travis County Courtroom within the subsequent few weeks within the wake of their indictments, in accordance with on-line data.

Brennan ended up being indicted on a felony cost of tampering with proof over the deleting of a cellphone video and Weber on a misdemeanor cost of giving false data to a police officer.

One other teen, Carson Neel, was indicted on a felony cost of tampering with bodily proof after he allegedly tossed the alcohol overboard, whereas Anthony Salazar was indicted on a misdemeanor cost of perjury.

Joshua Evans was additionally indicted on a misdemeanor cost of furnishing alcohol to a minor.


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