Jahi McMath body moved

The mother of a 13-year-old California girl declared brain dead by doctors says she sees hope in the girl’s involuntary movements. A judge and several doctors who examined Jahi McMath independently declared her brain dead on Dec. 12 after she lapsed into a coma following complex tonsillectomy procedures at Children’s Hospital Oakland on Dec. 9.

She lingered on life support for a month until a judge granted her mother permission to transport the body to an unknown location.

In posts on Twtter.com and Instagram.com, Jahi’s mother, Nailah Winkfield, said the body is doing much better physically since it left the hospital.

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Jahi McMath body moved

One day after 13-year-old brain dead Jahi MacMath was moved from a California children’s hospital to an undisclosed location, her family and lawyer finally concedes her situation is hopeless.

“Right now, we don’t know if she’s going to make it,” said attorney Christopher Dolan.

On Friday, a judge ruled the family could take the deceased eighth grader from Children’s Hospital Oakland to an undisclosed location. But Dolan admits the body is too badly deteriorated from decay and failing organs to save it.

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Jahi McMath body moved

Jahi MacMath, the 13-year-old California girl who was declared brain dead following a tonsillectomy, was moved by ambulance to an undisclosed location on Sunday. Chldren’s Hospital Oakland released a statement Sunday evening saying Jahi’s body was turned over to the coroner who released the body to Jahi’s mother, Latasha Winkfield. A private ambulance was seen leaving the hospital loading dock just after 8:30 p.m., KTVU.com reports.

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Judge rules girl brain dead

The family of a woman whose husband won a court battle to remove her feeding tube so she would die will assist the family of Jahi McMath, CBS News reports.

13-year-old Jahi McMath was declared brain dead by 6 neurosurgeons and a judge following a routine tonsillectomy on Dec. 9 at Children’s Hospital Oakland in California.

The Terri Schiavo Life & Hope Network say they will help the McMath family locate a longterm facility willing to warehouse Jahi’s body.

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Judge rules girl brain dead

An Oakland, CA judge has given the go ahead to remove a 13-year-old girl from life support after doctors declared her brain dead following a routine tonsillectomy.

The family of Jahi McMath plans to appeal the judge’s decision, ABC News reports. The family spent Christmas day at Children’s Hospital Oakland, where they set up a Christmas tree in Jahi’s room.

The judge based his ruling on an evaluation from an independent neurologist who examined Jahi on Monday. Chief of child neurology and director of the Center for Brain and Behavior at Stanford, Dr. Paul Graham Fisher, said Jahi “has no response to facial pain, no gag reflexes, no reflexes in her arms or legs, and a complete absence of brain stem and cerebral function.”

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