Man dead after attempting backflip at beach - FOX 29 News Philadelphia | WTXF-TV

Man dead after attempting backflip at beach

Posted: Updated:
CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) -

A West Side Austin neighborhood man is dead after attempting a backflip Sunday off a breakwater at a Near North Side beach.

Terrence Muldin, 54, of the 5000 block of West Augusta Boulevard was pronounced dead at Northwestern Memorial Hospital just before 8 p.m. Sunday, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's office.

Muldin was attempting a diving maneuver off a retaining wall near North Avenue Beach in the 1500 block of North Lake Shore Drive at 7:20 p.m. when he accidentally struck his head on the concrete, police said.

Muldin fell on the rocks by the lakefront while doing a backflip for a family member, according to a source.

Follow Us!

Share Your Photos & Video

Powered by WorldNow

330 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106-2796

Phone: (215) 925-2929
Fax: (215) 982-5494

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices