Seriously ill UK teen dies fighting mental competence ruling

Catholic News Agency, Kevin J. Jones:

A 19-year-old U.K. woman with a rare disease has died during a legal fight to circumvent a ruling that she was not competent to make decisions about her care, despite her desire to go abroad for experimental treatment.

“I want to die trying to live,” the woman told a psychiatrist evaluating her. “We have to try everything.” Report is here.