‘The only thing that will keep us alive is our children’: U.S. women’s hockey team’s mom speaks out on the death of her daughter
SAN DIEGO — The only thing holding them together is their children.
The families of three U.K. women who died during the 2010 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, were devastated when they learned of the deaths on Thursday, but they also knew the tragedy was far from over.
They said they were told that their daughters had suffered brain damage in the snow.
Their mother, Karen, who was a U.N. Special Envoy on the situation of women’s rights in Russia, called for an investigation of the death.
“I feel completely betrayed by my country and its authorities,” she said.
“It’s heartbreaking for the family.
We can’t wait for the report to come in.””
We are very much sorry.
We can’t wait for the report to come in.”
We need a real investigation into this case, she added.
“We are all outraged by this and want to see justice done,” said the U.KS. ambassador to the U