Yao Ce’s lover, Xiong Lei, who had changed his life for 28 years, confirmed that Yao Ce passed away on the morning of March 23 because of ineffective treatment.
In February 2020, Yao Ce, a 28-year-old young man from Jiujiang, Jiangxi, was diagnosed with liver cancer. His mother Xu Min wanted to “cut the liver and save his son” but found out that the son was not blood relative, but was born to Du Xinzhi of Zhumadian, Henan, and was his own biological son. It was Guo Wei, Du Xinzhi’s son. Since then, the “28-year wrongful life change case” has entered the public eye.
According to previous reports, when giving birth at the Huaihe Hospital of Henan University in 1992, errors in the work of related personnel caused Ms. Xu and Du Xinzhi to hold the wrong child. Since then, both parties have embarked on the path of legal proceedings. According to the official WeChat account of the Sunshine of Henan Law, on December 7, 2020, the People’s Court of Gulou District, Kaifeng City, Henan Province sued the plaintiffs Guo Xikuan, Du Xinzhi, and Yao Ce against the defendant Huaihe Hospital of Henan University, and the plaintiff Yao Ce sued the defendant Huaihe Hospital of Henan University for tort liability The first instance of the two disputes was publicly pronounced. The court ruled in accordance with the law that the Huaihe Hospital of Henan University should compensate Guo Xikuan and Du Xinzhi with 200,000 yuan for mental damages; Yao Ce should be compensated with 200,000 yuan for mental damages; and the Huaihe Hospital of Henan University should compensate Yao Ce for various expenses totaling 361,312.94 yuan (100,000 yuan has been paid) , Still need to pay 261312.94 yuan).
On the afternoon of February 8, 2021, the case of “replacement of life for 28 years” was pronounced at the Intermediate People’s Court of Kaifeng City, Henan Province at the second instance. The court did not support the appeals of Guo Xikuan, Du Xinzhi, and Yao Ce, and upheld the original judgment of the People’s Court of Gulou District, Kaifeng City, to compensate Guo Xikuan and Du Xinzhi for mental damages of 200,000 yuan and Yao Ce for mental damages of 200,000 yuan. In support of Yao Ce’s appeal, the Huaihe Hospital of Henan University compensated Yao Ce for medical expenses, nutrition expenses, lost work expenses, transportation expenses and other expenses totaling more than 600,000 yuan. On February 24, the topic of whether Yao Ce’s biological mother deliberately changed children was a hot topic on the Internet. In this regard, Yao Ce’s mother said that as a mother, she would never have such thoughts. On March 18, some media reported that Yao Ce has entered the stage of tranquility and treatment. Cancer cells have spread to the lungs, lymphatics, bones and other parts of the body. There is no treatment plan and he lives by infusion of nutrients.