United Against Issue 1

A doctor removed her ovaries because they were ‘in the way.’ Her family says it led to her death.

By Marwa Eltagouri

The removal of her ovaries never came up during her surgery consultations… She asked him why. “He said he thought he’d done me a favor. And he said, ‘I thought you know, a woman of your age wouldn’t really need her ovaries,’ ” Methuen-Campbell told the BBC. “I said, ‘Why did you remove them?’ and he just said, ‘They were in the way,’ ” she said. “My life is absolutely ruined.”

Pregnant Illinois mom killed in freak interstate crash

Tribune Media Wire

A pregnant mother of three was killed in a car crash after a truck’s wheel hub came loose and smashed into her car’s windshield...The driver of the truck, Antanas Sereiva, 59, was charged with a Federal Motor Carrier Safety Act violation for “unsafe equipment,” officials said. A family statement said Cullen valued her time with loved ones and was always there for them... Cullen leaves behind a husband and three daughters.