bouncy castle trial: two guilty over girl\'s death
Seven-year-old Xia Grant died in hospital after being rescued from an inflatable toy.
In Essex Harlow, March 26, 2016.
The court heard that William Thurston, 29, and Shelby, 26, failed to ensure that the inflatable castle was \"fully anchored\" on the ground.
They will be sentenced on June. The three-
Zhou trial heard that there were only \"a few minutes\" left on the inflatable castle in the summer, but Mrs. Thurston said she decided to \"let them finish their task\" before putting down the inflatable device \".
Prosecutor Tracy Ailin QC said: \"When it was in the inflatable castle in the summer, it blew away from the moored and bounced back on the hill at 300 metres.
After hitting a tree, it rested.
She said the weather conditions were not monitored Thursday on Whiterose Road, Wilburton, cam County to ensure safe use on the day.
Mr. Thurston said he knew that the Katie storm would arrive in two days, but he thought it was \"of little significance \".
Crown Court at Chelmsford heard about the inflatable castle-
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When summer was inside, I \"suddenly\" raised.
Mr Thurston said he felt \"a feeling of disbelief\" and \"froze for a second\" before going on the chase \".
He told the court how he pulled the zipper of the emergency exit on the inflatable device, carried out summer activities and put her in a rehab position, calling it \"the worst thing I \'ve ever seen
Suffered \"multiple wounds to the head, neck and chest\" in the summer and later died in the hospital.
Daniel Stoughton of Kent and Essex Serious Crime said the Thurston built an inflatable castle with 36 miles an hour of wind speed.
\"Thursday has a huge responsibility for ensuring the safety of children using rides.
\"They completely ignore this responsibility and put the profits before safety,\" he said . \".
\"Grant in summer is a beautiful little girl with a bright smile and full of love.
Her parents Kara and Lee, sister Lily and her family suffered unspeakable losses. \"David Kerr-
Essex Air Ambulance pilot Sheppard, who was present at the scene, told the trial conditions were \"sudden, sometimes violent winds, and it was easy to change direction \".
He said the weather in the summer was not suitable for flying to a hospital in London and she was taken to Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow.
Jenny Hopkins of the Crown Prosecution Service in eastern England said after the verdict: \"It should be a happy family day.
\"It led to the death of the summer.
I hope these beliefs today will be a small comfort for Xia\'s family.
\"The couple were also convicted of health and safety.
After 11 hours of deliberation by the jury, they were sentenced to a majority of 10 to 2 points.
Judge Bynum, who postponed the sentence for four weeks, said he would \"seriously consider imprisonment \".