Skip to comments.LIFE CUT SHORT:‘Terminally ill’ girl, 11, ‘killed by dad in murder suicide’ before she was due to have leg amputated in cancer fight.
Posted on 08/14/2020 8:27:07 AM PDT by L.A.Justice
A "TERMINALLY ill" 11-year-old was scheduled to have her leg amputated when her dad apparently shot her dead in a murder-suicide.
Angela Ng, 11, had been diagnosed with femur cancer and was undergoing chemo, when she was killed by her dad Kenbian Ng, 52, who then turned the gun on himself on Monday, according to relatives and police.
One relative told local media that Angela's prognosis was grim and that she had been scheduled for a leg amputation on August 28.
It was a devastating terminal illness, Davie police spokesman Lt. Mark Leone said of the girl's condition.
She was not going to get any better. ... It is such a tragic situation, a terrible situation.
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The mother was in the house, making breakfast...
Why kill the daughter? He should just killed himself only...
Yes, she was not going to live for too long...But, shooting her dead?
It is a disturbing story...
It is tragic. If she was terminal and suffering, the ethical thing to do was give her as much pain medication as necessary to keep her comfortable, even if the meds shortened her life.
What is the point of the amputation if the illness is terminal? That would seem to be adding more misery to an already miserable situation.
That didn’t make sense to me either. I’ve not known doctors who would do any surgery unless there was a chance for recovery.
I am not going to judge... I can’t even wrap my mind around having a little girl in pain and dying. I can’t for a moment even let myself think about it. I would imagine the father may have been pushed psychologically over the edge knowing the end result and feeling he would “go” with her rather than her going “alone”. Flame if you want.. I just can’t condemn a man that I pity. Prayers for this entire family and may Our Lord welcome them into His arms.
It is a disturbing story...
Not saying I agree with what was done but when you lose hope.........................
So the question is why did they lose hope and what can we do for similar situations?
It is a shame this family felt they had no where to turn to relieve their daughters suffering.
I have a son with terminal brain cancer.
I will not judge this man for what he did.
If you haven’t been there you can’t understand it.
Have to agree.
Poor family. The guy couldn’t watch her suffer any more and couldn’t deal with what he’d done. Horrible. I thank God I’ve never had to face a situation like that.
That said. what’s the point in amputating a leg if the cancer is terminal? Insurance will pay? Not enough info.
My brother died of cancer 3 years ago. He was in agony the last few days of his life.
Pushing the plunger was an act of mercy.
I’m so sorry.
In a Christless world, it’s the pragmatic thing to do.
I agree, we cannot judge. The poor man was distraught. Many times doctors try to do too much and prolong death because they themselves cannot deal with death. God allowed it. The man obviously could not allow her to suffer any longer and felt helpless. He made the decision to die himself because he couldn’t live with himself either and wanted to be with her. God understands these things. I do not believe that suicide is a sin either. If someone is so stressed out with life and depressed due to brain chemical imbalances that they commit suicide, I believe they are welcomed into heaven. And yes, Christains do commit suicide.
What was she making?
When I was in high school, there was a news story about a woman who wanted to kill her sick son.
The son was in a wheelchair.
She felt she couldnt deal with it any more.
The son didnt want to die.
He fought her and lived.
Life can be overwhelming.....for awhile.
Its hard to be brave at 3 in the morning, in the rain, when you are cold, tired, scared and hungry.
But.....get some sleep and a hot meal and a sunny day and things look better.
I am so sorry, Shelterguy. No.. I can’t understand at all. All I can do is pray... Cancer is a horrible disease. I lost both parents to it but they were my parents... not my child. So sorry, Shelterguy.
I have been down about the silliest things the past few days.
A little or a lot less self-pity is in order.
I don’t have the words gentlemen.
I wish I did.
Brought tears to my eyes.
I will say prayers for both of you.
My wife has Stage 4 cancer. Even though my son is an adult it is a completely different set of emotions.
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