Child falls from 16th floor at Hollywood high-rise

Investigation continues into what led up to incident

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. – A death investigation is underway in Hollywood after a child reportedly died after falling from the 16th floor of a high-rise condominium in the 2400 block of South Ocean Drive.

Police and paramedics were called to the Quadomain Condomium, just south of Hollywood Boulevard, around noon on Saturday. When they arrived, they found the lifeless body of a child.

One neighbor described a chaotic scene, telling Local 10 that when it happened, frantic residents from overhead balconies were waving and screaming.

The child may have fallen from a window from a unit on the 16th floor, but police have yet to confirm details.

About the Author:

Terrell Forney joined Local 10 News in October 2005 as a general assignment reporter. He was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, but a desire to escape the harsh winters of the north brought him to South Florida.