Archie Battersbee's life support to be withdrawn

by News Update

The family of Archie Battersbee has been told his life support is to be withdrawn after a long-running legal battle over his treatment.

The 12-year-old’s mother Holly Dance said the hospital “made it very clear that we’ve got no more options.”

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37 comments

MSM are trash August 6, 2022 - 4:30 PM

£15,000 a day to keep this vegetable alive

Jules August 6, 2022 - 4:32 PM

I pray for a miracle 🙏🏻

Live the Life you Love and Love the Life you Live August 6, 2022 - 4:33 PM

Michael Schumacher has improved with time and I believe he should have been given at least a year to recover. He deserved to live however much it cost daily.

pallu August 6, 2022 - 4:34 PM

it's so sad 😞

xįrx August 6, 2022 - 4:35 PM

I feel like a p.o.s. for saying this but enough already Sky
At this point it just feels like car-crash journalism

tricky August 6, 2022 - 4:35 PM

God rest his soul ❤

Bruh August 6, 2022 - 4:38 PM

his mom tried her best. God bless her. Rest well Archie

michael hayes August 6, 2022 - 4:39 PM

Murder by the state

Gill Munchen August 6, 2022 - 4:41 PM

but his gofundme support will continue until there is enough for loads of free cigs and free cider

Tom Cunningham August 6, 2022 - 4:43 PM

So sad, so sorry mom.

Brandon Riddett August 6, 2022 - 4:44 PM

Judges are twats! They rejected the applications so they came watch the family suffer, I pray for Archie and his family to heal in peace, RIP LIL ARCHIE DUDE

Alexei Smirnoff August 6, 2022 - 4:49 PM

If Archie saw how hard his mum fought for him, for how long she fought against all the odds, he would be proud.

800 k 7 August 6, 2022 - 4:49 PM

It's so sad to see a very young person passed away.. RIP

Cos. Cosmy August 6, 2022 - 4:52 PM

Archie should have some more time.. unfair cruel system..

This Week August 6, 2022 - 4:52 PM

I think the fact they did this so quickly is disgusting

Dorian Gray August 6, 2022 - 4:52 PM

Sky has excelled in a new form of snuff 'entertainment'… Gross!

MAI August 6, 2022 - 4:52 PM

❣️God bless ❣️

BIRD August 6, 2022 - 4:53 PM

Can we stop reporting on this non story and giving them publicity

LABT August 6, 2022 - 4:53 PM

Disgrace

Dog Lover August 6, 2022 - 4:55 PM

My heart goes out to Archie's family, so sorry for their loss. xxx

SimplyDimonds August 6, 2022 - 4:55 PM

it should be kept on

ItzAJD August 6, 2022 - 4:55 PM

oh well

Ryan August 6, 2022 - 4:56 PM

It was meant to be switched off at 10am.
What's the delay?
Just switch it off.

Ahhh ok it says 9:03 at the bottom left.

Kevin02 Mulder August 6, 2022 - 4:56 PM

👍🌼🌼🙂🙏

Tracy Smith August 6, 2022 - 4:58 PM

Unfortunately this is all about money nothing more . Live is worthless in the UK but the ppl who attempted to run this country waste billions every year on themselves

Anthea De Villiers August 6, 2022 - 4:58 PM

My heart goes out to her 😪 …. but it is the right decision

Big Gucci August 6, 2022 - 4:58 PM

Your heart and gut means nothing against reality. It’s borderline torture keeping that poor boy alive. Not a single person EVER has recovered from brain necrosis, brain tissue found in the spine, etc. It’s sad and horrific, but it has gotten to a point where she is attention seeking or absolutely blind to reality.

Ana August 6, 2022 - 4:58 PM

They lived in hope but that miracle never happened.

Michelle Higgs August 6, 2022 - 4:59 PM

Bless 💖

NurbysReef August 6, 2022 - 4:59 PM

I feel for the parents I really do, But there are times in your life where just have to accept the truth and stop being in denial and do the right thing and let go.

Christine Wilson August 6, 2022 - 4:59 PM

Archive is sadly going to die anyway so why not let him die with dignity in his mums arms

مريم هادي[٠٠٩٦٧٧١٥١٠٥٦٣٦] August 6, 2022 - 4:59 PM

هاذا👆🏻رقمي يااخي الله يخليك ويسعدك ويوفقك ويرزقك ويجبر بخاطرك ويخلي لك اهلك واولادك ويحميكم ويبعد عنكم كل شر ومكروه إذا تقدر تساعدنا اليوم بااللي يقدرك ربنا عليه حتى حق الأكل الله يشبعك ويفتح لك ابواب الخير والرزق والبركه ويكثر خيرك ورزقك ويعوضك كل خير دنيا واخره ويجعل لك قصر في الجنه بكل ريال تساعدنا به يارب والله العضيم اننا بدون اكل يااخي الله لايحيجك لا انت ولا اهلك لأي مخلوق يارب يااخي احنا ايتام مساكين والله العظيم ماعندنا الأكل وعلينا ايجار بيت وحياتنا صعبه وانت تعرف اليمن وحالة اهل اليمن بسبب الحرب ساعدنا بشي بسيط الله يسعدك الله يغنيك ويوفقك وسهل عليك وينزل عليك الخير من واسع ابوابه يارب.

Andrew NICHOLAS August 6, 2022 - 5:00 PM

Very difficult but try to articulate the dangers out there as best one can spesh on the internet. 😶A grt source for good but also bad. LIFE lessons should b taught as priority in school
In primary school onwards. God Bless.👁.🌌

Christopher L August 6, 2022 - 5:00 PM

The medical staff see this every day, we know better than a mums gut feeling. He has been dead since April.

Victor Spoils August 6, 2022 - 5:00 PM

ABSOLUTELY DISGUSTING.

THIS IS UNACCEPTABLE

Xelthia vice August 6, 2022 - 5:00 PM

now its time to milk as much money as possible

stuart coyne August 6, 2022 - 5:02 PM

They are no words to describe what his mother and farther & family are about to go through.