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Celebrity stylist’s grief as nephew, aged three, dies after falling from 17-storey window

Stylist to the stars Law Roach has been rocked by a family tragedy as his three-year-old nephew died after falling out of a 17-storey window in Chicago.

Roach’s nephew Lamar was rushed to Lurie Children’s Hospital on Tuesday, November 23, after reportedly falling from a window on the 17th floor of a residential building.

The toddler was later pronounced dead as the result of multiple blunt force injuries, E! News reports.

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Law Roach with his celebrity client Zendaya at the CFDA Fashion Awards, November 2021. (Patrick McMullan via Getty Image)

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Roach, the star of reality series Legendary, confirmed the news via a series of Instagram Stories where he mourned the death of his young nephew and thanked fans for their support.

“Thank you for all the prayers and well wishes. This is the toughest thing I’ve ever had to deal with,” the 43-year-old wrote. “No one should have to bury a 3 yr old baby.”

“I keep reading this over and over hoping to not recognize his name … my God!” Roach, a former America’s Next Top Model judge, said regarding a Chicago Tribune about his nephew’s death.

“I love you all especially my Tribe.”

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Lamar, who may have pushed out a window screen, fell and landed in bushes outside the building, Chicago PD said in a media statement.

“A 3-year-old male fell from the 17th floor window of a residential building unit and was subsequently pronounced deceased at Lurie Children’s Hospital,” the police department said.

“Area Three detectives are conducting a death investigation.”

It is understood Lamar’s death is being investigated as an accident.

Law Roach on TV series Legendary
Law Roach on the HBO Max TV series Legendary. (HBO)

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Roach is best known for his TV appearances and styling work on A-list celebrities such as Zendaya, Ariana Grande, Tom Holland, and Celine Dion.

He has also styled a number of stars for the Met Gala, making his first appearance as a guest of Zendaya and her iconic Cinderella dress in 2019.

Roach’s Instagram is filled with celebrity clients he has styled for major events and magazine shoots.

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