Where are her beautiful blue eyes? Where is her brain, her heart?
FAMILY FEAR AMANDA’S BODY
for all of us. It was an awful, awful thing. Everything had gone from inside her apart from her small bowel. “There was nothing they could do a postmortem on because there was nothing in there. “She had been in hospital a few times with ketoacidosis, which is one of those horrible things you get with diabetes. “I don’t understand why she died within 12 hours of going into hospital. “The hospital said she wouldn’t take fluids but the first thing you do is put them on a drip and that brings them round. It isn’t something that would have killed her.” One cause of death given by the Mexican authorities was “visceral congestion” which baffled pathologists in the UK.
The hospital is adamant that all her organs were in her body before she was transferred to a police station for a postmortem.
Elaine cremated her daughter on Amanda’s birthday, February 27, without her vital organs. She was admitted to hospital last December.
The mum said: “It is heartbreaking, the most horrendous thing. She was a lovely girl, very spiritual.”