Mia Farrow's son, Thaddeus Farrow, has died after car accident

Actress Mia Farrow's son Thaddeus Wilk Farrow has died from injuries sustained in a car accident in Danbury, Conn, according to Connecticut State Police.

Farrow, 27, was found gravely injured in his car at 12:45 p.m. ET Wednesday "suffering from life-threatening injuries," according to the police report. He was taken to Danbury Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 2:30 p.m.

There was "no criminal aspect" to the death, according to the report.

The medical examiner's office will conduct an investigation into the cause of death on Thursday.

Thaddeus was a paraplegic and polio survivor. Mia Farrow adopted Thaddeus from an orphanage in Calcutta, India, in 1994.  A November 2013 Vanity Fair profile of Mia Farrow and her 14 adopted and biological children described Thaddeus as a car mechanic studying to become a police officer.

The profile explained how Thaddeus had been left in a railway station as a child in Calcutta and forced to crawl on his hands and stubs of legs to beg for food.

Later, at an orphanage, he was chained to a post, and kids would throw rocks at him to prompt the mannish growls he made. When Mia saw him, she says, she had a powerful reaction: “That’s my son.” 

Thaddeus'  condition improved by the time of the Vanity Fair profile.

Thaddeus walks with crutches or uses a wheelchair. “It was scary to be brought to a world of people whose language I did not understand, with different skin colors.” 


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