Ontario family appealing brain death decision. Is Taquisha McKitty alive?
Alex SchadenbergExecutive Director – Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionThe daughter of Taquisha McKittyTaquisha McKitty (27) of Brampton Ontario, who was declared brain dead on September 20, last year, after having a cardiac arrest on September 14 related to a drug overdose. On October 17, Hugh Scher, the lawyer for Taquisha’s family, asked the court for more time for medical tests to prove that Taquisha is alive. On June 26 Ontario Superior Court Justice, Lucille Shaw, ordered that McKitty was to have the Life-Support withdrawn in a month.McKitty’s family appealed the decision, last Thursday, preventing the removal of life-support and challenging the brain