A British lady suffered a fatal heart attack whereas attending the funeral for her coronavirus-stricken mom, based on a report.
Laura Richards, 32, started experiencing chest pains Tuesday whereas her mom, Julie Murphy, 63, was being buried at Atherstone Cemetery in Warwickshire, based on the Solar.
Richards’ sister Lisa Inexperienced mentioned she, her husband and different sister Kelly Murphy desperately tried to manage CPR, taking turns to maintain the girl alive earlier than paramedics arrived.
However regardless of their efforts, Richards, who had underlying well being issues that affected her heart, was declared lifeless at a hospital, the information outlet reported.
“Everybody was actually upset and Laura mentioned she was light-headed and had pains in her chest,” Inexperienced instructed the information outlet. “We thought it was simply anxiousness at first however then I known as 999.”
Richards’ half-sister Sadie, 45 — who was unable to attend the funeral as a result of she had a kidney transplant and is at excessive threat for the coronavirus — mentioned her daughter was among the many few family members who attended the service.
“They had been reducing my mum into the bottom and Laura out of the blue mentioned, ‘I can’t breathe, I can’t breathe,’” Sadie instructed the Solar.
“However there was nothing that could possibly be performed. She had a large heart attack,” she mentioned. “To lose your sister at your mum’s funeral — it’s like a horror movie. She was solely 32.”
Murphy, who had suffered from a number of sclerosis and dementia, died March 15 after contracting COVID-19 in a nursing residence. She was buried subsequent to her husband, who died in 2012, the outlet reported.
Richards was buried subsequent to her mom — with solely 5 individuals in attendance attributable to lockdown guidelines.
“We needed to put on masks after we noticed Mum within the hospital simply earlier than she died, and I feel it actually upset Laura seeing her in that surroundings,” Sadie mentioned.
“She hadn’t been out of the home till the funeral. Dropping Mum will need to have actually affected her,” she added. “I feel her physique simply gave up on her.”