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  • Emmanuel Aranda, Convicted Of Throwing Boy Over MOA Balcony, Files Appeal

    09/04/2019 10:01:07 AM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 19 replies ^ | 9/4/19 | WCCO
    The 24-year-old man who threw a boy over a third-floor balcony at the Mall of America in April is appealing his conviction. On April 12, Emmanuel Aranda said he went to the mall intent on killing someone. According to the criminal complaint, he told investigators that he was angry for the way women at the mall rebuffed his attempt to talk. Unable to find an adult victim, he chose instead to grab the 5-year-old boy named Landen and throw him over a third floor railing, 40 feet to the concrete floor below. The child suffered numerous broken bones, head trauma...
  • Man sentenced to 19 years for throwing boy from Mall of America balcony

    06/03/2019 4:31:47 PM PDT · by blueyon · 79 replies
    UPI ^ | 6/03/19 | Daniel Uria
    A man who threw a 5-year-old boy from a third-floor balcony in Minnesota's Mall of America was sentenced to nearly two decades in prison on Monday. Judge Jeannice Reding sentenced Emmanuel Aranda, 24, to 19 years in prison, the maximum amount agreed upon in his plea deal after he pleaded guilty to throwing the young boy, Landen, from the mall's balcony.
  • 19-year sentence for man who threw 5-year-old over Mall of America balcony

    06/03/2019 8:54:27 AM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 43 replies ^ | 6/3/19 | Rebecca Omastiak
    The man who pleaded guilty to throwing a 5-year-old boy from a third-floor balcony at the Mall of America in April received a sentence of 228 months (19 years) Monday morning. Two-thirds of that sentence must be spent in prison. Emmanuel Aranda, 24, was charged with attempted premeditated first-degree murder. During a hearing, Aranda said he knew throwing the child over the balcony could kill him. Aranda agreed to a plea deal in the case roughly three weeks ago. Through statements read in court, the family of 5-year-old Landen, who is still recovering, had a chance to address Aranda prior...
  • REVEALED: Hero bystander helped apprehend the Mall of America suspect who 'threw boy..

    04/14/2019 11:06:12 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 32 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | April 14, 2019 | By Lauren Fruen and Ariel Zilber
    REVEALED: Hero bystander helped apprehend the Mall of America suspect who 'threw boy, five, off a balcony' while his mom screamed for help, as wellwishers raise $400K for the youngster who is still in hospital Landen Hoffmann was thrown from a third-floor balcony in the Mall of America He suffered life-threatening injuries and his cousin asked people to pray for him Well wishers have now donated more than $400,000 on a GoFundMe page Emmanuel Deshawn Aranda, 24, was arrested Friday at the mall in Bloomington, Minnesota, and charged with attempted homicide A bystander stopped Aranda from fleeing after he pushed...
  • 1 Arrested After 5-Year-Old Child Thrown From 3rd Floor At MOA (Mall of America)

    04/12/2019 11:50:46 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 80 replies
    Minnesota CBS Local ^ | April 12, 2019
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A child was rushed to a hospital Friday morning after reportedly being thrown from a balcony at the Mall of America, and one person has been taken into custody. A witness at the Bloomington mall told WCCO that a woman was screaming that someone threw her child from the third floor balcony. This was near the southeast corner of the mall. “She was screaming ‘Everyone pray, everyone pray. Oh my God, my baby, someone threw him over the edge,'” Brian Johnson said. Bloomington Police reported that the victim was 5 years old. The police chief said this...
  • Emmanual Aranda, 24, identified as suspect who tossed child from third floor at Mall of America

    04/12/2019 2:40:47 PM PDT · by RummyChick · 57 replies
    nydaily news ^ | 4/12/2019 | blake alsup
    Emmanuel Deshawn Aranda, 24, has been identified as the suspect accused of tossing a 5-year-old boy from the third floor at Mall of America on Friday. He has been charged with attempted homicide.