USC Student Jackson Roddy, Who Fell Six Stories After Reportedly Attending Rave-Like Party And Taking Ecstasy, Said To Be In Better Shape At Los Angeles Hospital

The crowd at the Hard Haunted Mansion.
The crowd at the Hard Haunted Mansion.
Timothy Norris

The USC student who fell six stories at a residential hall after he reportedly attended a nearby rave-like festival and took ecstasy was in stable condition this week after several surgeries, an official at California Hospital Medical Center told the Weekly.

The fall had originally left 18-year-old Jackson Roddy in critical condition. It's still not clear why he fell.

He reportedly attended the two-day, rave-like Hard Haunted Mansion at the nearby Shrine Auditorium Halloween weekend.

The fall was reported at 6:03 a.m. Monday, Nov. 1. School officials told the Weekly it happened at Birnkrant Residential College.


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