Baby Charlie Gard Has Died

His parents announced his death Friday
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 28, 2017 12:29 PM CDT
This is an undated photo of sick baby Charlie Gard provided by his family, taken at Great Ormond Street Hospital in London. A British court will assess new evidence Monday   (Family of Charlie Gard via AP)

(Newser) – Charlie Gard, the terminally ill baby at the center of a monthslong court battle in the UK, has died after being removed from life support, the Mirror reports. The 11-month-old, who was born with mitochondrial depletion syndrome and whose parents fought in vain for him to be allowed to travel to the US for experimental treatment, went into hospice care Thursday by court order. His parents announced Friday that he had died, the Guardian reports. (Read more Charlie Gard stories.)

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