Boy, 4, dies after falling from 3rd floor of building

A 4-year-old boy has died after falling out of a third-floor apartment window in Marina Del Rey on Sunday night.

July 18, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
A 4-year-old boy has died after falling out of a third-floor apartment window in Marina del Rey on Sunday night.

The incident happened at the Mira Bella Apartments on Marina Pointe Drive. The boy, identified as 4-year-old Niko Laurie, landed on a walkway below the apartment.

Paramedics took him to a hospital in critical condition. Coroner deputy chief Ed Winter said Lurie died Monday.

Police said initial investigation shows that it was a terrible accident. LAPD Sgt. Kevin Lowe says the boy fell from a bunk bed next to a window while playing a game with friends. The boy landed on concrete.

The incident remained under investigation.