|Life support extended for girl declared brain dead|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
OAKLAND, Calif. — The family of a girl who was declared brain dead after what was supposed to be a routine tonsillectomy received another reprieve Monday from a judge who ordered the 13-year-old to be kept on life support for another week.
Doctors at Children’s Hospital Oakland say Jahi McMath will never recover, so they want to take her off the machines that are keeping her body functioning.
Her family wants to continue life support, saying they have hope she will still pull through.
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