Fresno County Steps Aside as Guardian of Janet Rivera

Fresno,CA,USA The 46-year-old Sanger woman is in a coma at a Fresno specialized care facility after suffering a heart attack two years ago.

Today's decision will allow a family member to decide Rivera's medical care. The county became the woman's guardian because her husband also suffered serious medical issues.

Based on doctor's advice, the county removed Rivera's feeding tube earlier this month. When her family objected a judge ruled she must be put back on life support.



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