Horrified parents find bloody amputated leg inside dead baby’s coffin in hospital mix up after ‘noticing dripping blood’
PARENTS had been horrified to find a bloody amputated leg inside a dead child’s coffin in a hospital mix up after noticing dripping blood.
The couple, whose 11-day-old teen died in a Mexico hospital, had launched the coffin as soon as extra to their dwelling metropolis after they seen one issue was terribly improper.
Their teen boy was born at 34 weeks nonetheless died on account of a extreme beginning defect that turned out to be deadly.
The day after his lack of life on September 3, his grieving father picked up a small coffin from the Mexican Social Security Institute (IMSS) Rural Clinic in Huajuapan de León.
But it wasn’t till they made it as soon as extra to their dwelling metropolis of Tacache de Mina that they realise one issue was amiss.
“The family noticed that blood was dripping from the coffin and checked inside,” evaluations Mexican newspaper El Universal, “and it was then they discovered it was a human leg”.
The distraught parents returned the bloody limb and exchanged it for his or her kid’s physique.
The hospital denies any blame for the horrendous mix up and acknowledged it was the daddy’s duty to have a look at inside the coffin earlier than making off with it.
“The man had all the documentation concerning the [deceased] newborn. He just got the wrong coffin,” acknowledged a clinic spokesperson.
“Instead of verifying which one really corresponded to his baby, he took another one that wasn’t [the right one]. It was he who made the mistake, not IMSS personnel”.
Responding to criticism, they added: “There are authorised personnel in charge of that … but he [the father] was negligent and took the [wrong] coffin.”
The spokesperson acknowledged the daddy accepted duty for the mix-up.
The Oaxaca Attorney General’s Office has launched an investigation nevertheless it absolutely definitely’s understood the worker concerned in the mix up will not be charged on account of the error was put right.
A press launch from the Office acknowledged:”… A mistake was made but at a criminal level there is no responsibility because the body was subsequently delivered”.
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