Boy, 13, who had heart transplant dies on 1st day of school

GOSHEN, Ohio — A 13-year-old child who perceived a heart transplant months ago has died on a initial day of school.

WCPO-TV in Cincinnati ( ) reports Peyton West died Thursday. His family says he was innate with hypoplastic left heart syndrome and indispensable 3 open-heart surgeries before his fifth birthday. He had to have a transplant when his health run-down in March.

Peyton’s father says he seemed excellent Thursday. He smiled for a print that morning before withdrawal their home in Goshen, about 31 miles (50 kilometers) northeast of Cincinnati.

On a approach to school, Peyton told his father he didn’t feel right. He was taken to a hospital, where he died. His family says they still don’t know what happened.

Family and friends hold a request burial Thursday night to respect Peyton.


Information from: WCPO-TV,

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