Audrey Santo

 

Age: 23

 

Summary: Massachusetts woman who clung to life after a near-drowning accident in 1987 that left her in a comatoselike state but who was paralyzed and mute, a condition known as akinetic mutism, and was an inspirational figure to those who prayed for her healing.

 

 

Cause of Death: Cardiorespiratory failure

 

Born: December 19, 1983

 

Died: April 14, 2007

 

Location: Worcester, Massachusetts