Boy Thrown From MOA Balcony Suffering Severe Complications
The 5 year old boy from Woodbury, known only as Landen, remains in intensive care after being thrown from the balcony at the Mall of America in April. Landen is suffering from severe complications. The family posted this yesterday (6/25) on their GoFundMe page.
“Up until now we have let our hopes govern what we have revealed to the public,” the post stated. “However, the injuries and severe complications have now resulted in more than 15 separate medical procedures or surgeries, including surgeries for two broken arms and a broken leg, removal of his spleen, procedures for fluid in his lungs and stomach, as well as for facial and skull fractures; and just this past weekend, he had a stent placed in a vein that runs through his liver because of the serious complications he continues to endure.”
The family remains unsure as to when they can return home. The 24 year old man who threw the boy off the balcony, Emmanuel Aranda was sentenced to 19 years in prison for the attack.
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