Family of Deer Creek High School Student Who Drowned at Party in 2021 Files Lawsuit
News 9 - March 23, 2023 6:55 am
Deer Creek teen Toyin Amuda drowned in 2021 at house party.
The family of a Deer Creek teenager who drowned at a house party in 2021 is now filing a lawsuit against the homeowners.
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During a party on June 16, 2021, Toyin Amuda fell into the swimming pool at the defendants’ home and drowned.
Court documents alleged that the majority of the party involved Deer Creek High School students, and the defendants failed to supervise the party and make timely attempts to save Amuda’s life.
Investigators with the Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Office found empty beer cans on the hot tub, an empty vodka bottle was found next to the patio kitchen, and two garbage cans on the property were full of empty beer cans and liquor bottles.
The defendants claimed that they did not have working video surveillance at the time of the party.
Amuda’s family filed the lawsuit on the basis of wrongful death, negligence, premises liability, negligence per se and punitive damages.