Girl held in hospital against parent’s will

‘I love you more than anything in the world’: Girl, 15, forced to send notes to her parents hidden in origami after they lose custody of her to a HOSPITAL

  • Justina Pelletier was diagnosed with mitochondrial disease as a child
  • The 15-year-old was admitted to Boston Children’s Hospital after coming down with the flu
  • She has been kept there against her will for nine months
  • Doctors have claimed the teen is in fact suffering a mental illness that manifests itself in physical symptoms
  • Her parents are embroiled in a custody battle with the hospital who did not wish to comment
  • Neither the Department of Children and Families or hospital were able to comment after a court judge prohibited public statements being made

By JENNIFER SMITH

PUBLISHED: 05:43 EST, 20 November 2013 | UPDATED: 11:47 EST, 20 November 2013

The parents of a 15-year-old girl who has a long history of medical problems have lost custody of her to a hospital.

Justina Pelletier was diagnosed with mitochondrial disease, a genetic disorder that can cause loss of muscle coordination and weakness, several years ago.

The teenager from West Hartford, Connecticut, however was able to live a normal life until coming down with the flu in February.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2510404/Justina-Pelletier-trapped-hospital-sends-hidden-notes-parents-origami.html#ixzz2lIuxd4hE
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