Andrea Lago Ordóñez

Photo of Andrea Lago, a blonde toddler sitting on a swing. She is wearing a white shirt and short pants, and smiling.Name: Andrea Lago Ordóñez.
Died: October 9, 2015.
Age at death: 12.
Cause of death: Dehydration.
Location: Santiago de Compostela, Spain.
Disability: A degenerative neurological condition.

Andrea’s parents advocated for her feeding tube to be removed. She died of starvation and dehydration after four days without nourishment.

Case status:
Antonio Lago and Estela Ordóñez (Parents); no crime.

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‘Andrea está mejor sin la sonda. Durmió de un tirón y muy tranquila’