Archie Battersbee is to be taken off life support on Saturday morning after the family lost their legal battle to keep him alive.
The 12-year-old has been in a coma since he was found unconscious in his home in Southend in April with a ligature around his neck. His mother believes he was taking part in a social media challenge.
His family fought in the UK courts and turned to the UN and European Court of Human Rights in a desperate last-ditch bid to keep his life support on, all to no avail.
A final request to have him moved to a hospice was also rejected, with the family told he must stay at the Royal London Hospital.
His mother Hollie Dance has said previously that the family accepted the severity of his injuries and only wanted more time for him to have…