22 year old Lakisha Wilson was at Preterm Clinic in Cleveland to have an abortion but during her visit there were complications. She died seven days later. "Cleveland EMS and Fire what is your emergency,"More >>
22 year old Lakisha Wilson was at Preterm Clinic in Cleveland to have an abortion but during her visit there were complications.
She died seven days later. "Cleveland EMS and Fire what is your emergency," asked 911 dispatch.More >>
Lakisha Wilson lives in Columbus, Ohio but came to Cleveland for an abortion.
died after complications at the Preterm Clinic on Shaker Boulevard and her family is
trying to figure out what happened.
Pastor Dale Hinkle, who is with the pro-life group Operation Rescue, says he shot
video of an ambulance responding to a 911 call at the Preterm Clinic.
that ambulance last month was 22-year-old Lakisha Wilson.
Her family says she came to Preterm to abort her pregnancy at five months gestation.
graduated from Independence High School in Columbus where she was active in
Wilson was looking forward to continuing her cheerleading career as a coach.
She leaves behind a two-year-old son.
Inside the clinic, Wilson had complications. Hinkle, who protests the clinic three days a week saw EMS arrive.
Wilson and her unborn baby didn't make it.
"They walked out and they were walking briskly. They got her in the
ambulance and sat their six more minutes doing what ever on the
inside," Hinkle says.
Pro-life organizations including Operation Rescue and Created Equal will hold a
news conference outside the Preterm Clinic on Wednesday, April 2.
are already asking for the clinic to be shut down.
respects the confidentiality of each patient's health information, including
which procedures may or may not have been involved. We have a 40-year
commitment to providing the highest quality healthcare to the women of
Northeast Ohio, which is what we focus on every day.
cares deeply about the health and safety of each of our patients. Abortion is
one of the safest medical procedures in the United States, and complications are
rare. At this time, we ask that the privacy of the family be respected."
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