A 32-year-old British female suffered a deadly cardiac arrest while participating in the funeral service for her coronavirus-stricken mom, according to a report.
Laura Richards, 32, started experiencing chest discomforts Tuesday while her mom, Julie Murphy, 63, was being buried at Atherstone Cemetery in Warwickshire, according to The Sun.
Richards’ sibling Lisa Green stated she, her spouse and other sis Kelly Murphy frantically attempted to administer CPR, taking rely on keep the lady alive prior to paramedics showed up.
However regardless of their efforts, Richards, who had hidden health issue that impacted her heart, was stated dead at a healthcare facility, the news outlet reported.
“Everyone was really upset and Laura said she was light-headed and had pains in her chest,” Green told the news outlet. “We thought it was just anxiety at first but then I called 999.”
Richards’ half-sister Sadie, 45– who was not able to participate in the funeral service due to the fact that she had a kidney transplant and is at high threat for the coronavirus– stated her child was amongst the couple of family members who went to the service.
“They were lowering my mum into the ground and Laura suddenly said, ‘I can’t breathe, I can’t breathe,’” Sadie told the Sun.
“But there was nothing that could be done. She had a massive heart attack,” she said. “To lose your sister at your mum’s funeral — it’s like a horror film. She was only 32.”
Murphy, who had actually experienced numerous sclerosis and dementia, passed away March 15 after contracting COVID-19 in an assisted living home. She was laid to rest beside her husband, who passed away in 2012, the outlet reported.
Richards was buried beside her mom– with just 5 individuals participating in her burial ceremonies due to lockdown guidelines.
“We had to wear masks when we saw Mum in the hospital just before she died, and I think it really upset Laura seeing her in that environment,” Sadie said.
“She hadn’t been out of the house until the funeral. Losing Mum must have really affected her,” she added. “I think her body just gave up on her.”