Charges Filed For Panama City Russian Roulette Game

By: WJHG-TV
By: WJHG-TV

A Panama City Beach teenager is charged with manslaughter for his part in the New Year's Eve Russian Roulette game that claimed the life of a local man on his 21st birthday.

Dylan John Weiler, 18, was arrested Friday night as Panama City police investigated the December 31st death. Reportedly Weiler gave the .357 magnum and the bullet to William Proctor and dared him to play the potentially deadly game.

Proctor spun the gun's chamber and pulled the trigger three times before the weapon fired. The gun was pointing at his head.

Police indicated not only did Weiler supply the gun and the bullet, he also taunted Proctor to play the Russian Roulette. It all took place in a home on Spring Ave at Proctor's 21st birthday party. He was rushed to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Weiler is and charged with manslaughter. He's in the Bay County Jail in lieu of a $60,000 bond.


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