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UPDATE: State Lawmaker Says Son ‘In God’s Hands’ After Balcony Fall

Posted at 4:16 PM, Sep 03, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-03 16:21:01-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — A Kentucky state representative says his son “is in God’s hands’ after a fall last week from his apartment balcony in Lexington.

In a Facebook post Monday afternoon, state Rep. Chris Harris (D-Forest Hills) thanked well-wishers, praised health care providers and asked for continued prayers for his 19-year-old son, Corbin.

Earlier, a posting by Rep. Dean Schamore (D-Hardinsburg) said Corbin had showed “signs of improvement.”

A Democratic Party of Kentucky spokeswoman requested privacy for the family.

Corbin Harris apparently fell from a 4th-floor balcony near the University of Kentucky campus.

It happened late Aug. 30 on South Broadway.

In a twitter post, the Kentucky House Democrats also offered support: