Celebrity stylist Law Roach mourns loss of his three-year-old nephew who fell 170-feet to his death after pushing out a window screen on 17th floor of Chicago apartment building
Celebrity stylist Law Roach mourned the death of his three-year-old nephew Lamar Roach Jr., who fatally fell out of a 17th story window in the East Pilsen neighborhood of Chicago last Tuesday.
‘Thank you all for the prayers and well wishes,’ the 43-year-old celeb stylist said Saturday in a post on Instagram he later took down. ‘This is the toughest thing I’ve ever had to deal with. No one should have to bury a 3 yr old baby.’
Roach took to Instagram Stories Saturday with a Chicago Tribune report about the tragic incident.
The latest: Law Roach, 43, mourned the death of his three-year-old nephew Lamar Roach Jr., who fatally fell out of a 17th story window in the East Pilsen neighborhood of Chicago last Tuesday. The celebrity stylist was snapped in LA earlier this month
He wrote: ‘I keep reading this over and over hoping to not recognize his name … my God! … I love you all especially my Tribe.’
Police in Chicago said Roach’s nephew fell out of a window from the 17th floor at about 10:40 p.m. local time.
The window screen had been pulled inward, the Chicago Police Department told DailyMail.com on Wednesday.
The child was found unresponsive on the sidewalk near the building, and had suffered multiple blunt force injuries, officials told E! News.
The celebrity stylist took to social media to mourn his young nephew in the wake of the tragedy
Roach, seen earlier this month in LA, described the tragedy as ‘the toughest thing I’ve ever had to deal with’
The toddler died after falling 17 stories from an apartment building around 10:30pm on Tuesday
The child was transported to the Lurie Children’s Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, authorities said.
Police said they are investigating the death as accidental and have not made arrests in the incident.
Roach has regularly worked with Kerry Washington and Zendaya, among others, and is a judge on the HBO Max series Legendary.
The little boy was found unresponsive following the tragic incident
Roach was taken to Lurie Children’s Hospital (pictured) and was later pronounced dead