Child thrown from MOA balcony returns home

Updated: September 03, 2019 06:36 PM

A 5-year-old boy who was thrown from a third-floor balcony at Mall of America has returned home. 

In an update on their GoFundMe page Tuesday, the victim's family said their son had completed his inpatient rehabilitation and has returned home. 


The family said the boy, identified only as Landen, will continue to receive outpatient rehabilitation for multiple injuries. 

More from KSTP: 

Man who pleaded guilty to throwing boy from MOA balcony files appeal

Boy thrown from Mall of America balcony moved out of intensive care

Landen's family announced in August that the boy had been moved from intensive care to the rehab program. 

He was thrown nearly 40 feet to the ground by Emmanuel Aranda, who was sentenced to 19 years in prison for attempted first-degree murder.

Aranda filed an appeal on Friday, according to court records. 

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