304. Tugce Albayrak (University Student, Germany)

Germany

Tugce Albayrak, a teaching student at Justus Liebig university in Giessen. On November 15, 2014 she rushed to the aid of two teenage girls being harassed at a McDonald’s bathroom. She heard the screams of two teenagers trapped in the corner of the toilet of the restaurant by a man who had been threatening them and confronted the man. Later, the man attacked Tugce in the parking lot of the McDonald’s striking her unconscious.

She was later put on life-support, but at the request of her family she was removed from life-support due to doctors saying she did not have after doctors had told them she was brain dead and would never recover.

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/dec/02/germany-car-park-coma-death-student-teacher-funeral

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-30268653

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/12/03/world/europe/tugce-albayrak-death-rattles-germany.html?_r=0

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