Shiloh Pepin who was also known as the mermaid girl died yesterday from complications with pneumonia. Â Pepin was born with mermaid syndrome, and was not expected to live more than a few days, but she died at 10 years old.
Pepin was well known around the world as the mermaid girl after she appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show, and documentary about her life and disease appeared on TLC. Shiloh could have had a surgery to separate her legs, but they grew together with major blood vessels that prevented the operation from being successful.
In response to Shilohâ€™s death her mother said, “She was a tough little thing.”