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Brain-dead Jahi McMath released to her family
San Francisco Chronicle

Jahi McMath, the Oakland teenager who was declared brain-dead after a tonsillectomy, was quietly released to her family Sunday night, two days before the expiration of a court order preventing Children’s Hospital Oakland from disconnecting her from a ventilator.

In a statement, Dr. David Durand, the hospital’s chief of pediatrics, said the hospital had released Jahi’s body to the Alameda County coroner, which in turn released the body to the custody of Jahi’s mother, Nailah Winkfield, “per court order, for a destination unknown.

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