District Judge R.H. Wallace ruled Friday afternoon the brain-dead, pregnant mother being kept alive at John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth should be removed from life support.

Marlise Muñoz' husband, Erick Muñoz, filed a lawsuit against John Peter Smith Hospital seeking to remove life support from his wife. He said Marlise was clear about her wishes not to be kept alive in that state.

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The judge agreed, saying the state law does not apply to Marlise Muñoz "because she is deceased." Judge Wallace said Mrs. Muñoz must be removed from life support by 5 p.m. Monday.

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