NATIONAL: Charlie Gard has died, says family spokeman

Charlie Gard, an 11-month-old baby at the centre of a legal row over his treatment had died.

Friday, 28th July 2017, 7:35 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th September 2017, 11:45 am
Eleven-month old Charlie Gard has passed away.

A family spokesman has confirmed the infant's death this evening.

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The baby was at the centre of a High Court battle as his parents fiercely fought for the chance to take him to the US to undergo treatment for his rare genetic condition.

His death comes after a High Court judge denied the couple their wish for extra days to make more memories with their son.