18-Year-Old Girl Dies After She Falls At Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital

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An 18-year-old girl fell off of a high location in Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital in Jerusalem. She was brought to the trauma unit by those who found her. Medical teams in the unit performed a lengthy resuscitation effort.

At the end of their efforts, the young woman was pronounced dead. The medical teams at the hospital were forced to pronounce her death due to the severity of the injuries which she suffered.

A spokesperson for the hospital said: “After falling inside the hospital grounds from a high location, the 18-year-old was brought to the trauma unit where medical teams attempted to resuscitate her. Unfortunately, the team was unsuccessful and the young woman was pronounced dead. Our heart goes out to the family and we share in their sadness.”

An investigation was underway.

(YWN Israel Desk – Jerusalem)




4 COMMENTS

  1. Sounds like a possible suicide. If the poor young lady was a patient in their psychiatric facility they jolly better do an investigation and find out how it happened when she was in a protected environment.

    It’s high time we stopped sweeping mental health issues under the rug and started facing up to the problems that are hurting so many of our children, and making sure they get the help they need.

    One young life lost is one too many.