Young boy killed on world's tallest water slide in Kansas

Last Updated Aug 8, 2016 12:02 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, KANSAS -- Kansas City, Kansas police say a young boy died on a popular water slide at a local water park Sunday, CBS affiliate KCTV reported.

Police spokesman Officer Cameron Morgan said the boy died Sunday at the Schlitterbahn Water Park. Morgan said he does not yet know the circumstances of the death.

The child has been identified by his family as Caleb Thomas Schwab, the son of a Kansas lawmaker.

Olathe Representative Scott Schwab and his wife Michele released a statement Sunday after the dea