Parent"s agony as hospital lets anorexic teenager go home to die after she was given full control of her own treatment

Parent's agony as hospital lets anorexic teenager go home to die after she was given full control of her own treatment Laura Willmott, 18, had endured a five-year battle with the disease Collapsed and died from a cardiac arrest after starving herself to barely 5st Her parents blame decision to let her take charge of own treatment at 18 'Was in no fit state to make decisions herself about treatment,' said mother'Her level of deceit was breathtaking' when it came to not taking in food By Eleanor Harding PUBLISHED: 16:51 GMT, 21 February 2013 | UPDATED: 00:44 GMT, 22 February 2013 Laura Willmott, 18, died from anorexia after a long battle with the eating disorder The parents of a teenage anorexia sufferer who was allowed to refuse treatment because she was legally an adult have spoken out against a system that ‘doomed ‘ their daughter. Laura Willmott, 18, collapsed and died after starving herself to barely five stone in weight. The former private schoolgirl had battled the disease for five years.