PARENTS had been horrified to discover a bloody amputated leg inside a useless child’s coffin in a hospital combine up after noticing dripping blood.
The couple, whose 11-day-old child died in a Mexico hospital, had introduced the coffin again to their residence city after they seen one thing was terribly fallacious.
Their child boy was born at 34 weeks however died because of a extreme beginning defect that turned out to be deadly.
The day after his dying on September 3, his grieving father picked up a small coffin from the the Mexican Social Safety Institute (IMSS) Rural Clinic in Huajuapan de León.
However it wasn’t till they made it again to their residence city of Tacache de Mina that they realise one thing was amiss.
“The household seen that blood was dripping from the coffin and checked inside,” stories Mexican newspaper El Common, “and it was then they found it was a human leg”.
The distraught dad and mom returned the bloody limb and exchanged it for his or her kid’s physique.
The hospital denies any blame for the horrendous combine up and stated it was the daddy’s duty to examine contained in the coffin earlier than making off with it.
“The person had all of the documentation regarding the [deceased] new child. He simply acquired the fallacious coffin,” stated a clinic spokesperson.
“As an alternative of verifying which one actually corresponded to his child, he took one other one which wasn’t [the right one]. It was he who made the error, not IMSS personnel”.
Responding to criticism, they added: “There are authorised personnel accountable for that … however he [the father] was negligent and took the [wrong] coffin.”
The spokesperson stated the daddy accepted duty for the mix-up.
The Oaxaca Lawyer Common’s Workplace has launched an investigation but it surely’s understood the worker concerned within the combine up will not be charged as a result of the error was put proper.
An announcement from the Workplace stated:”… A mistake was made however at a legal stage there isn’t any duty as a result of the physique was subsequently delivered”.
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