Brain aneurysm disguised as migraine suddenly kills mother of four 


A North Carolina family is still in mourning, grieving the loss of its wife and mother, who died suddenly after suffering a brain aneurysm disguised as a migraine.

>> Read more trending news

Lee Broadway, 41, died just before her 42nd birthday on April 3 at a Charlotte hospital, leaving behind four children and a husband.

Eric Broadway said his wife had a history of migraines, but he said this one was different and that she was in tremendous pain. 

He rushed her to the hospital and said doctors thought they had successfully operated on her, according to People.com, but she died two days later. 

“We’re still in shock,” Broadway told People

“Especially for the kids. They’re all grieving in their own ways.”

The family has a GoFundMe page to help raise money for the costs associated with Lee Broadway’s medical treatment and care.   

 

 

 


Reader Comments ...


Next Up in Nation & World

Anquan Boldin retires after 14 seasons
Anquan Boldin retires after 14 seasons

Anquan Boldin’s football career has come to an end. The former Pahokee and FSU standout has decided to retire after 14 seasons in the National Football League, according to ESPN. The network’s NFL reporter Jim Trotter broke the news Sunday night via Twitter. In a statement, Boldin said he planned to focus on humanitarian work. “My...
10 sailors missing after USS John S. McCain collides with tanker
10 sailors missing after USS John S. McCain collides with tanker

Ten sailors are missing and five are injured after a U.S. Navy destroyer collided with an oil and chemical tanker early Monday. The USS John S. McCain collided with the "Alnic MC" at 6:24 a.m. in the Strait of Malacca off the coast of Singapore in the Pacific Ocean, according to the U.S. 7th Fleet. The USS John S. McCain sustained damage...
Thieves use forklift to steal ATM, police say
Thieves use forklift to steal ATM, police say

Police are asking for the public’s help to identify the thieves who stole an ATM by ramming it with a forklift and loading it into a waiting truck. The thieves used a large CAT forklift to crash into the drive-thru portion of a bank last Wednesday. Police believe the criminals might have some ties to the construction industry. They targeted...
Heavy rain causes car to descend sand bank
Heavy rain causes car to descend sand bank

Beaches can be beautiful, but they can also be unpredictable – especially when there’s 5 inches of rain. Ciaran Lucey found that out the hard way when his car was nearly swallowed while being parked outside the Beachcomber Friday night. “I ran out here with my cousin and slowly watched my car decline into the dune and onto the beach...
Florida firefighter spears 409-pound grouper
Florida firefighter spears 409-pound grouper

A Bradenton firefighter has just caught one of the world’s largest Warsaw groupers, according to news reports. James Taylor speared a 409-pound grouper during the St. Pete Open annual fishing tournament on Saturday, according to WFTS. Taylor was fishing in about 250-feet-deep waters when he caught the fish. Florida Fish and Wildlife weighed...
More Stories