Child Deaths at Letchworth Lead to Probation Sentence in Wyoming County

NYLON – The men who plead guilty to criminal negligence in the deaths of two children at Letchworth State Park were sentenced to probation on Wednesday. According to our news partners NEWS10NBC, Tyler Jennings, 34, and Chad Staley, 32, were sentenced to 5 years of probation for felony Criminally Negligent Homicide. On June 11, 2016, five children and two adults were in the restricted area at Letchworth State Park when they went over the … [Read more...]

Friends and Strangers Pass Fundraising Goal by $10K for Family of Lost Boys in Letchworth

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – A GoFundMe.com fundraising page created when two young brothers were found deceased in the Genesee River below Lower Falls has seen such an incredible outpouring of community donations that it has exceeded its goal by $10,000. Dylan Giangregorio, 9, and Preston Giangregorio, 6, both tragically died when they were swept over the lower falls with five other family members. The crowdfunding site originally set a campaign goal … [Read more...]

Dive Teams Find Body of Second Child at Letchworth’s Lower Falls

CASTILE – Dive teams have recovered the body of the second missing child who was swept over Letchworth State Park's lower falls on Saturday. According to a press release from the NYS Police, late Tuesday afternoon June 14, 2016, Underwater Recovery Team from the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office and the State Police located and recovered Dylan Giangregorio, 9, from the Genesee River below Lower Falls. Dylan was removed from the scene and … [Read more...]

Police Identify Brockport Children Who Fell from Letchworth Waterfall

CASTILE – New York State Police identified the two young boys who fell with five other people from the lower falls at Letchworth State Park Saturday night. According to a press release from NYS Police in Warsaw, the two children are identified as Preston Giangregorio, 6 and his brother Dylan Giangregorio, 9. Preston's body was found on Sunday. The search continues for Dylan. On June 11, 2016, at 7 p.m., seven people went over the lower … [Read more...]