David Cassidy suffers organ failure, remains hospitalized in critical condition
UPI News Service, 11/19/2017
David Cassidy, the former teen idol best known for starring in the 1970s sitcom The Partridge Family, is hospitalized in critical condition.
People magazine said the 67-year-old singer suffered organ failure and was placed in a medically induced coma this week.
"He is hoping and waiting for a liver transplant. If he happens to get one in time, the prognosis is still up in the air," a source told Us Weekly Saturday.
"His son, ex-wife Sue and brother Patrick are there now. One of his brothers are en route," the insider added.
"He was in an induced coma, but as of right now is conscious. He is on pain medication to keep him comfortable. He is in and out of consciousness. He is receiving an outpouring of support and everyone is praying for his recovery."
Cassidy toured for decades as a solo artist, but announced early this year he was retiring because he had been diagnosed with dementia.
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