Mysterious death of a 2-year-old girl who died in her sleep
Wyatt Rose Wheeler, 2, was not feeling well on Wednesday. At first she looked like she had a cold and had caught a cold. But her condition worsened.
Her parents took her to the hospital where doctors diagnosed her with tonsillitis.
Doctors prescribed her an antibiotic treatment and sent her home.
With the medication, the girl started to feel better. When she went to bed on Thursday night, she appeared to be in good health.
Except she never woke up. Her death was pronounced on Friday morning.
Her parents Sean and Laura and her sisters Layla, 12, and Amelia, 9, are devastated by this sudden drama.
“Our beautiful two year old daughter passed away in her sleep. She had been diagnosed with tonsillitis two days earlier and appeared to be doing better. We do not yet have the answers we so badly need. All we know is that life has been cruel and that we are broken, ”her mom said on Facebook.
An online jackpot has been launched on the Crowdfunder platform to finance the funeral of the little girl. More than 2000 euros have already been collected.
An investigation was opened to find out the causes of death. An autopsy could be performed.