A desperate mother is battling with a hospital to keep her son’s life support switched on after he was found unconscious with a ligature around his neck four weeks ago.
Hollie Dance, 46, wants to give 12-year-old son Archie Battersbee every chance at life, but specialists treating him say it is ‘highly likely’ he is already brain dead.
Ms Dance and Archie’s dad, Paul Battersbee, insist on more time to see if Archie’s condition improves before making a decision about withdrawing his life support.
Hospital bosses have asked a judge from the Family Division of the High Court in London to assess the situation and rule in Archie’s best interests.
Ms Dance, from Southend-on-Sea, Essex, said: ‘Archie had a severe brain injury only four weeks ago, there’s not been enough time to see what he can…
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