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Payton Summons Passes Away on Life Support

October 19, 2018 - 10:29 pm

Payton Summons, the 9-year-old at the center of a legal battle between her parents and the Cook Children's hospital over whether to keep her on life support after being declared brain dead, has died. 


Payton had been on life support for more than two weeks. Justin Moore, the attorney for the family, says Payton's heart stopped beating at 830 tonight and died on life support.