Autopsy finds fluid build-up in organs caused death of woman with dead foetus

An autopsy has found that a fluid build-up in the organs was the cause of death of Carol Chuniram, who died earlier this month at the Diamond Diagnostic Centre after an unsuccessful surgery to remove a foetus that had died in her womb.

In addition, Chuniram’s family says she was also prescribed the drug Cytotec (misoprostol), which has contributed to a number of maternal deaths over the years.

Stabroek News was shown the death certificate of Chuniram, 39, of Cinema Street, Diamond, East Bank Demerara, which listed ….