Brain-dead pregnant Texas woman, Marlise Munoz, removed from life support

Marlise Munoz, Erick Munoz, and 15-month-old son, Matteo. (Image: Facebook)

Marlise Munoz, Erick Munoz, and 15-month-old son, Matteo. (Image: Facebook)

 

John Peter Smith Hospital, in Forth Worth, Texas, has removed a brain-dead woman, Marlise Munoz, 33, from life support Sunday per a court order. Texas District Judge R.H. Wallace Jr. informed hospital officials they had until 5 p.m. Monday to comply.

The judge stated in his order: “Mrs. Munoz is dead.” She was declared brain-dead in November, but remained on life support to keep her body functioning for the sake of the fetus…

Click here to read about Erick Munoz’s battle to get his brain-dead pregnant wife removed from life support.

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