Tuesday, July 26, 2011

#MaxShaknai : Six year old died after a fall

The young son of Medicis CEO Jonah Shacknai died this weekend after falling in the family's Coronado mansion last week, according to a Los Angeles Times report. This news came after Shacknai's girlfriend was found dead in the same mansion two days after the boy fell.

Six-year-old Max Shacknai fell from the grand staircase in the mansion. The family announced the death to reporters in an email Sunday.

"His loving, kind and vibrant spirit will forever be in our hearts and those whom he touched every day," said the father's email, according to the Los Angeles Times. "The loss to our families, Max's many friends of all ages, and teammates, and the community is immeasurable."

Both Shacknai and Shacknai's ex-wife, Dina, stayed with their son at Rady Children's Hospital before his death.

Two days after Max's fall, Shacknai's girlfriend, Rebecca Nalepa, was found dead Wednesday in the mansion courtyard by Shacknai's brother, Adam. Police are continuing to investigate Nalepa's death, according to the Los Angeles Times... read more