Human Interest Family Decides to Donate Organs of Immigrant Mother Who Died After Botched Robbery in New York "When the son came to, all he saw was his mother lying on the floor with blood everywhere," Than Wtwe Than's family said of the incident on GoFundMe By Jason Duaine Hahn Jason Duaine Hahn Jason Hahn is a Human Interest and Sports Reporter for PEOPLE. He's worked at PEOPLE's Los Angeles Bureau as a writer and reporter since 2017 and has interviewed the likes of Kobe Bryant, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Tom Brady. He has a B.A. in English from the University of California, Berkeley, and a Master's degree in Journalism from Columbia University. He previously worked for Complex Magazine in New York City. People Editorial Guidelines Published on July 29, 2021 05:05 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: GoFundMe Than Wtwe Than, a 58-year-old woman who was horrifically attacked during a robbery attempt in a New York City subway station, has died, the New York City Police Department confirms to PEOPLE. Before her death on Wednesday, Than's family said they would donate her organs to others in need. The announcement was made in an update to their GoFundMe page, where donors have contributed more than $48,000 to help the family pay for medical bills. "An update on her condition, our mother/wife won't make it out of this," the family wrote on Monday. "So we have decided to donate her organs for those who are in need. I want to say thank you again to all the people who supported us through this very hard time." According to WCBS, Than had been in a coma since the attack on July 17. She and her 22-year-old son were walking up the stairs of a subway station when a man approached them. Florida Widow Donates Kidney to Same Man Who Received Her Husband's Organs 16 Years Ago As the assailant tried to take the son's belongings, Than intervened and fell down the stairs, suffering a serious head injury, WCBS reported. "A robber yanked the backpack off the son which caused him to tumble down the train station stairs," the family explained on their donation page. "In result the fall made his mother fall with him. A botched robbery turned lethal where both were unconscious," they added. "When the son came to, all he saw was his mother lying on the floor with blood everywhere," they added. "She was rushed to a hospital to have emergency brain surgery." Bride-to-Be Who Died Weeks Before Her Wedding Saves Lives Through Organ Donation After Than was taken to a local hospital, doctors told the family that the damage to her head was so severe that she wouldn't be able to wake up. "Eventually all her organs will shut down," they explained on GoFundMe. The family told WABC that they moved to the U.S. from Burma three years ago. RELATED VIDEO: Student Killed After Mistaking Car for Her Uber Ride Suffered 'Heinous' Acts, Prosecutor Says The NYPD posted a video of the suspect on social media following the incident, saying he's wanted for attempted robbery. In a statement to PEOPLE, the department identified the suspect as 52-year-old David Robinson. "She's a very good woman," Than's husband, Myint Shein, told WCBS. "She's very responsible." Witnesses with information about the incident are asked to call the NYPD's hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).