Update: Judge orders JPS Hospital to withdraw life support for brain-dead pregnant woman | Dallas Morning News


Marlise Munoz with husband Erick and son Mateo

JPS has issued a statement regarding this afternoon’s ruling:

“JPS Health Network appreciates the potential impact of the consequences of the order on all parties involved and will be consulting with the Tarrant County District Attorney’s office.”

As a county hospital, John Peter Smith is represented by the district attorney’s office.

Update at 4:17 p.m.:

The judge has sided with the family of Marlise Muñoz and ordered JPS Hospital to declare the pregnant woman dead and withdraw life support by 5 p.m. Monday.

Muñoz’s husband, Erick Muñoz, declined to comment as he left the courtroom. His attorney Jessica Janicek said justic

via Update: Judge orders JPS Hospital to withdraw life support for brain-dead pregnant woman | Dallas Morning News.

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