Stinson Cleared To Return To Classroom

Former Pleasure Ridge Park High School football coach Jason Stinson has been cleared to return Thursday to his PRP teaching position. Stinson was acquitted last week of reckless homicide and wanton endangerment in the August, 2008 heat stroke death of sophomore player Max Gilpin.    The 37 year old Stinson was re-assigned to a non-teachign position […]

Jury Acquits Former PRP Coach

It took a Jefferson Circuit Court jury about 90 minutes to find former Pleasure Ridge Park High School football coach Jason Stinson not guilty of reckless homicide and wanton endangerment Thursday.          The 37 year old Stinson was charged in the August, 2008 heat stroke death of 15 year old player Max Gilpin (right), who collapsed during […]

Jury To Get Stinson Case Thursday

Jury deliberations are expected to begin Thursday in the trial of former Pleasure Ridge Park High School football coach Jason Stinson. More defense witnesses were called to the stand Wednesday.   Stinson is on trial for reckless homicide and wanton endangerment in last year’s heat stroke death of sophomore player Max Gilpin. Stinsons’ defense team contends Max […]

Defense Testimony Underway In Stinson Trial

The defense began presenting its case Tuesday morning in the reckless homicide and wanton endangerment trial of former Pleasure Ridge Park High School football coach Jason Stinson. The morning witnesses included four teammates and a classmate of 15 year old Max Gilpin. They testified that Max complained of not feeling well the day he collapsed from […]

Prosecution Case Against Stinson Winding Down

Testimony resumed Monday in the reckless homicide and wanton endangerment trial of former Pleasure Ridge Park High School football coach Jason Stinson. The prosecution played a 90 minute audio tape interview of Stinson conducted by police on September 14, 2008, three weeks after the death of PRP sophomore Max Gilpin , who collapsed from heat […]

Deputy Coroner Testifies At Stinson Trial

Jefferson County Deputy Coroner Sam Weakley told jurors in the Jason Stinson trial Friday that he found nothing amiss in the death of Pleasure Ridge Park football player Max Gilpin and ruled the manner of death accidental. Weakley made his determination before the criminal investigation was launched into the 15 year old’s heat stroke death.                                               […]

Players Testify At Stinson Trial

The prosecution continued its case Wednesday in the trial of former Pleasure Ridge Park High School football coach Jason Stinson. Jurors heard from current or former PRP players who testified about conditions at the August 2008 practice where 15 year old Max Gilpin collapsed from heat stroke. He died three days later. Stinson is charged […]

Jeff Gilpin Testifies At Stinson Trial

The trial of former Pleasure Ridge Park High School football coach Jason Stinson resumed Tuesday in Jefferson Circuit Court. Stinson is charged with reckless homicide and wanton endangerment the August, 2008 heat stroke death of sophomore player Max Gilpin, who collapsed during practice. Tuesday’s testimony began with Max’s father, Jeff Gilpin, who said he arrived […]

Testimony Begins In Stinson Trial

Testimony is underway in the trial of former Pleasure Ridge Park High School football coach Jason Stinson. Stinson is charged with reckless homicide and wanton endangerment in the heat stroke death last year of sophomore player Max Gilpin. The first witness, called by the prosecution, was Max’s mother, Michele Crockett, who told described the scene […]

Stinson Trial Underway

The Jefferson Circuit Court of former high school football coach Jason Stinson has begun. He’s charged with reckless homicide and wanton endangerment in the heat stroke death of one of his players. Fifteen year old linebacker Max Gilpin (pictured) collapsed during practice at Pleasure Ridge Park High School on a sweltering August afternoon in 2008. […]