Two Cleveland Heights girls die after apparent accident while in hammock, according to a statement posted online on June. 16, 2020.
Police Chief Annette Mecklenburg tells the FOX 8 I-Team that around 7:45 p.m. Sunday, police and fire responded to a call of a girl trapped underneath some bricks on Berkshire.
When officers arrived, they discovered there were two girls, ages 12 and 14, who were in a hammock tied to a tree and brick pillar. Police say it appears the pillar collapsed and fell on the girls.
The following are some tributes posted on social media to honor the life and the legacy of the deceased.
Hathaway Brown School community is mourning the loss of rising ninth-grader Scout Scaravilli, age 14, and rising seventh-grader Chasey Scaravilli, age 12. Scout and Chasey were involved in a tragic accident at their Cleveland Heights home.
“The entire HB community is saddened”
— Geraldo Rivera (@GeraldoRivera) June 16, 2020