Uk news Archie Batterbee's mum shares 'how proud' she is of her son in emotional tribute PremierLeague-News.Com
PremierLeague-News.Com - Archie tragically passed away today after his life support was turned off.
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Archie Batterbee 's mother has told how proud she is of her son after the boy's tragic death. Hollie Dance has said how her son, 12, "fought until the very end" of his tragic death today. The schoolboy had been in a coma since he was found by his mum in April. He was being kept alive by a combination of medical interventions - including ventilation and drug treatments. Archie sadly passed away this morning, the Mirror reports. Read More Related Articles Archie Battersbee dies in hospital after life support switched off on Saturday morning Read More Related Articles Man, 35, dies in hospital days after being hit by Mercedes A Class on Scots road Standing outside the Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel, east London, Hollie paid tribute to her son after his life support was switched off following a lengthy battle. She said: "In sadness, Archie passed at 12.15pm today. I would just like to say I am the proudest mum in the world. He was such a beautiful little boy. He fought right until the very end and I am so proud to be his mum." Hollie Dance with her son Archie Battersbee in hospital (Image: PA) Speaking outside the Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel, east London, Ms Dance said her "beautiful little boy" died at 12.15pm on Saturday.
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. Announcing her son's death to the media, Ms Dance, of Southend, Essex, said "he fought right until the very end". In an interview with Sky News, recorded on Friday, Ms Dance said she was "pretty broken" and that the day had been "absolutely awful". Breaking down, she said: "The last however many weeks since 7th April, I don't think there's been a day that hasn't been awful really."
Archie Battersbee with his mother Hollie Dance.
Ms Dance added: "It's been really hard. Despite the hard strong face and appearance obviously in front of the cameras up until now, I've been pretty broken." She said the hospital had made it clear there were no more options and that life support would be withdrawn at 10am on Saturday. Asked if there was anything more she could do, Ms Dance said: "No. I've done everything that I promised my little boy I'd do. And I've done it." Doctors treating the schoolboy for the last four months declared Archie to be "brain-stem dead", prompting a lengthy but ultimately failed legal battle by his family to continue his life support treatment in the hope he would recover.
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