‘Hero’ Matty’s final act saved lives of four


Emma Woodcock has spoken of her pride in her late fiance Matty Bialasek, who has saved four lives after donating his organs.
A heartbroken woman whose fiancé died suddenly has taken comfort in her husband-to-be’s final act of heroism.

Matty Bialasek, 30, of Marton, died on October 4 after suffering a sudden, unexplained build-up of fluid in his brain.

But his death has saved the lives of four complete strangers – including one who had just 24 hours to live – after he signed up as an organ donor.

The electrician, who was due to get married on December 17, complained of a headache on the night of September 30, and began slurring his speech, vomiting and feeling dizzy.

A CT scan at Blackpool Victoria Hospital showed severe hydrocephalus – water on the brain – and he was rushed to Royal Preston Hospital, where he fell into a coma.

His fiancée Emma Woodcock, 23, said: “He just said ‘I can’t do this any more’ and closed his eyes and went to sleep. What breaks my heart the most is knowing he never had the chance to be a dad. Continue reading
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