BEACON TRANSCRIPT – Katie May a former Playboy model and an NFL cheerleader, was declared brain dead on Tuesday afternoon and taken off life support. The former Playboy model died after visiting her chiropractor for an injury she sustained during a photo shoot.
May’s family is in disdain after Katie passed away on Tuesday afternoon. Katie’s family, as well as the doctors, tend to believe that Katie’s death is linked to a visit the former Playboy model paid to her chiropractor.
According to the statements, on the 29th of January, Katie May, former Playboy model, who was also an NFL cheerleader posted a tweet on her account saying something about an injury and that she went to the chiropractor in order to fix her neck. Indeed, during her last photo shoot May, fell and sustaining an injury in the neck area.
After a few days, Katie May still experienced some pain in the neck area. And so, instead of going to a doctor to evaluate her condition, the model decided to go to her chiropractor. It seems that during her second visit to the chiropractor, things took a turn for the worse.
Stephan May, Katie’s brother declared in a press interview that he doesn’t know if her sister sought medical attention prior to her hospitalization, which took place on Monday. He also added that after her second visit to the chiropractor, Katie still complained about discomfort in the neck area.
Christina Passanisi, Katie’s best friend declared that the model was indeed a phenomenon when it came to her career. Passanisi also stated that the model made a grave mistake by visiting her chiropractor instead of a doctor.
According to Katie’s family, the former Playboy model was rushed to the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center of Monday afternoon, after May kept complaining about discomfort. After they’ve arrived at the hospital, Katie’s condition grew worse and she began to vomit. The doctors said that after she started vomiting, Katie suffered a first stroke.
Former Playboy model died after visiting her chiropractor instead of a doctor. After Katie suffered her first stroke, the doctors rushed her to ICU in order to recuperate. But it would seem that overnight, the model suffered a second stroke, much more severe than the first one.
On Tuesday afternoon, Katie May was declared brain dead and her family and friends decided to unhook her from the life support machine. According to the doctors in charge of Katie’s case, the model suffered the deadly stroke due to a blockage of her carotid artery. They have their reasons to suspect that during Katie’s last visit to the chiropractor, something went terribly wrong and her carotid artery got clogged.
Moreover, the medical specialists even suspect that Katie’s artery got damaged beyond repair. The NFL cheerleader model left behind a 7-year old daughter called Mia. To help support Mia’s education, her family and friends set up a GoFundMe account.