Time short to find new facility for brain-dead girl

December 30, 2013 10:43 AM

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Time short to find new facility for brain-dead girl

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The family of a California girl declared brain dead after complications from tonsil surgery was running out of time Sunday to find a new facility to take her in and keep her on a ventilator.

A judge's ruling will allow Children's Hospital Oakland to remove 13-year-old Jahi McMath from life support at 5 p.m. Monday unless her family appeals.

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