Boy who slipped into Whatcom Falls dies


BELLINGHAM, Wash. - The 7-year-old boy who was pulled from Whatcom Falls last week has died.

On Tuesday afternoon, Jaden Griffin slipped and fell about 30 feet into the water and was trapped under cold water for 95 minutes.

The boy was pulled out and he was taken to St. Joseph's Medical Center in Bellingham.  He was then transferred to Seattle Children's late Tuesday night and put on life support.

King County Medical Examiner confirmed with KIRO 7 that the boy died on Thursday.