Chris Buckler
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Life support for brain dead pregnant woman can be turned off

The High Court in Dublin has ruled that a pregnant woman's life support can be turned off.

She was declared brain dead three weeks ago and her family wanted her to be allowed to die.

However doctors wanted judges to clarify if they could while she was carrying a foetus with a beating heart.

Chris Buckler reports.

  • 26 Dec 2014
  • From the section Europe