News

Young boy dies after falling into Whatcom Falls

Young boy dies after falling into Whatcom Falls

Photo: KGMI/Karen Taylor

KGMI News Reporting
By Tysen Allumbaugh

The Seattle Times is reporting the seven-year-old boy who slipped into the falls at Whatcom Falls Park has died.

Jaden Griffin died on Thursday, just two days after he slipped and fell about 30 feet into the falls. It took two hours before rescuers could reach him.

Griffin was initially sent to PeaceHealth Saint Josephs Medical Center before being moved to Seattle Children’s Hospital.

The boy had been visiting the falls with his parents and a 5-year-old sibling.

Recent Headlines

in Sports

NCAA Football: Top 25 scoreboard

Fresh
football genric image

The Associated Press Top 25 scoreboard

in Sports

US dominates Finland 114-55 in basketball worlds

Basketball

The U.S. held Finland without a basket in the second quarter, opening defense of its title with a 114-55 romp Saturday in the Basketball World Cup.

in Sports

Rams cut Sam, 1st drafted openly gay player

Missouri senior defensive lineman Michael Sam speaks to the media during an NCAA college football news conference, Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014, in Irving, Texas. Missouri takes on Oklahoma State in the Cotton Bowl on Friday in Arlington, Texas.

The St. Louis Rams have cut Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team.

in Entertainment

This weekend’s celebrity birthdays

diaz

A look at the celebrities who will be celebrating this weekend.

in Sports

49ers linebacker Aldon Smith suspended by NFL

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith (99) against the Indianapolis Colts during the first half of an NFL football game in San Francisco, Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013.

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith has been suspended for nine games by the NFL

Bellingham Traffic