Vincent Lambert, Ordered Starved to Death in France, Dies

Vincent Lambert, who many pro-life, anti-euthanasia activists called France's Terri Schaivo, a victim of a harshly controversial act of euthanasia in America, died after a nine-day struggle without food or water. (Lifesite News photo)

Life Site News – Vincent Lambert, the disabled man a court ordered to be starved to death in a French hospital, died this morning.

After nine days without food and fluids, showing a remarkable will to live despite the cruel death of thirst that doctors had prepared for him, France’s Terri Schiavo departed from this earthly life at 8:24 a.m. Thursday.

He suffered heart failure induced by the malfunction of his kidneys in Reims University Hospital where he was kept under lock and key for six years. Minutes after his passing, his half-nephew François, favorable to his relative being denied food and water, informed the media that Vincent had died.

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