A woman who was wrongly declared dead by Southfield (MI) EMS this summer and later found alive in a funeral home has died, her family’s attorney said.
Timesha Beauchamp died Sunday at Children’s Hospital, said attorney Geoffrey Fieger. Fieger said Timesha died as a result of massive brain damage she suffered when the paramedics failed to provide her oxygen, FOX 29 reports.
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The family tried alerting the crew several times they believed she was still alive. Despite this, she was declared dead. A funeral home discovered Timesha was alive when she gasped while her body was being prepared for embalming.
The family has filed a $50 million lawsuit against the department.
The licenses of those involved in the call were suspended. The two paramedics and two EMTs have sued to keep their licenses.