Distraught Family Holds Rally Outside SUNY Downstate Hospital Following Mysterious Death Of Teen Boy

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A teenager went to a Brooklyn hospital for help, but ended up dying days later.

On Wednesday, there were tears and finger pointing over the medical staff’s response, CBS2’s Andrea Grymes reported.

Ninth grader Iverson Brice was all smiles earlier this month when he opening up a new iPhone from his sister on his 15th birthday.

“I just took him and his friends out for his birthday and he had so much fun and it’s just hard,” Regina Mickens said.

Iverson Brice (Photo: Regina Mickens)

But just days later, that joy turned to immeasurable grief when Iverson suddenly died. Mickens, his sister and legal guardian, said his death came after two visits to SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn.

“I don’t want this to happen to somebody else,” Mickens said.

Mickens said Iverson went to the emergency room last Thursday…

Original published: 2019-03-27 17:20:21 Read the full New York City News here

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