Hospital: Coleman's partner had medical authority

FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2008 file photo, actor Gary Coleman appears on the the NBC "Today" program in New York. A Utah hospital says said Thursday May 27, 2010 that former child television star Gary Coleman has been admitted in critical condition.(AP Photo/Richard Drew)

June 3, 2010 9:48:12 AM PDT
A spokeswoman for a Utah hospital says Gary Coleman's partner had the authority to take the former child TV star off life support.