Honduran teen immigrant who attempted suicide while separated from her father will be laid to rest

(CNN)The 13-year-old Honduran immigrant who tried to kill herself in New York while she was separated from her father will be laid to rest on Tuesday evening in Bayside, New York, her family said. Heydi had been despondent about being separated from her father prior to her suicide attempt. They met again last week, but it was not the reunion they had imagined; Gámez clutched the hand of his only child as Heydi lay motionless with a breathing tube in a hospital bed in Queens, New York. Gamez has authorized the donation of his daughter’s organs. He said he did so because he saw many children in the hospital who needed them. “Now that my daughter is no longer here, …