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