Organs from a boy who was killed playing football were transplanted into four patients including a baby. The parents of the little girl have written to the family of tragic year-old Luca Campanaro to thank them. You and your son have given me the gift I thought only God could give.
Sofiya Lanshakova, 16, from Russia, took ill with suspected appendicitis while on holiday in the Antalya province on the country's southern coast. She died eight hours later in excruciating pain, and her parents now allege she was wilfully killed. Russian doctors gave the cause of her death of peritonitis, a condition involving the inflammation of the abdominal wall that had not been mentioned by Turkish medics.
Michael Sigler was left brain dead from a May 17 motorcycle crash, just one week ahead of his high school graduation. Employees at a Nevada hospital lined the halls to say their final goodbyes to a teen, who had been declared brain dead after a motorcycle accident, as he was wheeled into organ donation surgery — a decision he made just weeks earlier. A few months before Michael Sigler was involved in the crash that left him on life support, the year-old made a trip to the Las Vegas DMV with his mom Courtney Kaplan to get his motorcycle driving license.
Unfortunately, it has taken the lives of many young people too early and it will take our precious Mason. Hospital staff worked for days to save Mason, but were unable to bring him back, his mother wrote. Last week, the teen was taken into surgery to donate his organs, a procedure that would ultimately save multiple lives. The video showed dozens of hospital workers in uniform and supporters wearing MasonsMessage shirts lining the halls as Mason is wheeled in a hospital bed to an elevator.
Nicholas Green September 9, — October 1, was an Anglo-American boy who was shot and killed in an attempted car robbery while vacationing with his family in Southern Italy. Robbers mistook their family car for a jeweller's. When Nicholas died, his parents chose to donate his organs.
It's summer and young people are rushing into their first big holiday trips without their parents. Seventeen-year-old Mike, from Oldenburg, Germany, is one of them. He travels to Malta, but never returns.
His death was deemed an accidental drowning but his body was found with no organs. His family believe they know who killed their son, they know why the organs were removed and that he was also raped prior to being killed. But why would someone cover up a murder?
On January 11,the body of Kendrick Johnson October 10, — January 10, was discovered inside a vertical rolled-up mat in the gymnasium of Lowndes High School in Valdostain the U. Johnson's family had a private pathologist conduct a second autopsy which concluded that Johnson died from blunt force trauma. On October 31,the U. Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia announced that his office would open a formal review into Johnson's death.
After he died a few days ago, the hospital found that he had donated his organs to the Thai Red Cross for transplants. Due to his age, permission was needed from his parents before his organs could be used. He said the Chiang Rai hospital has the capability to conduct organ transplants but the problem was one of shortage of donated organs.
The family of a young British girl traveling in their home country of India is accusing a medical clinic of killing their daughter for her organs. Gurkiren Kaur Loyal's family said she was being treated for dehydration in Punjab when she died. According to a news story in The Telegraphher mother said, "Gurkiren was fine, she was chatting to us and planned to buy some gifts for her cousins. While we were talking an assistant came up carrying a prefilled syringe and reached for the tube in her hand.