Investigation launched into death of girl, 11, who died after refusing chemo

January 23, 2015 3:27 PM

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Investigation launched into death of girl, 11, who died after refusing chemo

Makayla Sault made headlines last year when, after undergoing 12 weeks of chemotherapy to treat her acute lymphoblastic leukemia, she stopped treatment in May, opting instead for "traditional" medicine.

The 11-year-old member of the First Nations tribe in Canada died of an apparent stroke Sunday, which her family says is the result of the "harsh side effects that 12 weeks of chemotherapy inflicted on her body," not from the cancer itself.

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