A Australian grandmother of two-year old son, who died last week after being rushed to hospital after suffering cardiac arrest, has died, her family has confirmed.
Key points:Josie, an English teacher, was rushed to a Melbourne hospital after a heart attackJosy’s parents were informed of the death on ThursdayA woman who lived in the home in Melbourne’s west has died of a heart condition.
Josies parents, David and Denise, and a woman who lives in the house in their Sydney suburb were informed on Thursday morning.
A NSW Health spokesperson said the family was told of the cause of death on Friday.
“We are deeply saddened to learn that the family has sadly lost their precious Josie.
We would like to extend our sincere condolences to Josie’s family at this time,” the spokesperson said.”
As a result of this tragic event, Josie has been removed from life support.
Josie is now in intensive care at St George’s Hospital in the city of Sydney.”
The woman who died was a member of the same family as the couple who live in the Sydney suburb, where Josie had lived with her mother, mother-in-law and grandmother for a number of years.
David and Denise said Josie was “a sweet, lovely little girl”.
“She loved life and she loved school,” they said in a statement on Friday morning.
“She was very outgoing and very friendly, loved being in her class, loved playing in the park, always loved the people she was with and loved to go for walks with her family.”
A GoFundMe page has been set up to help Josie, which has raised more than $10,000.
“It’s been a real struggle,” she wrote.
Thank you all so much for your support, it’s been amazing.””
It would be my greatest pleasure if we could be there for each other.
Thank you all so much for your support, it’s been amazing.”