“My precious daughter walks into the hospital and never comes out,” she told Inside Edition.
Kyira Johnson was married to Judge Hatchett’s son, Charles. The couple gave birth to a healthy baby boy named Langston.
But shortly after Langston was born, Kyira passed away.
“Never ever, ever ever, did I think I would never see her again,” Charles tearfully told Inside Edition.
Last month, she came to Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles for a C-Section, a typically routine procedure.
According to a lawsuit, while she was recovering in her hospital room, Kyira’s blood pressure plummeted, her heart was racing and she complained of pain in her abdomen. But her family says she wasn’t taken back into surgery for 10 hours.
“I was definitely shocked; we definitely pleaded repeatedly for them to take action,” her grieving husband said.
The wrongful death lawsuit claims that she was suffering from “excessive bleeding.” Doctors reportedly found three liters of blood in her abdomen and were not able to save her.
“The last thing she said to me was that, ‘I am scared.’ I held her hand I kissed and I told her everything will be OK,” Charles said.
He thought of his 39-year-old wife as a super woman. She spoke five languages and had an active lifestyle, calling her: “the most amazing person I ever met in my life.”
Judge Hatchett hopes that by sharing their personal tragedy, they can prevent this nightmare from happening to anyone else.
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