The severely disabled little British boy at the center of a heart-wrenching courtroom battle over whether he should live has died, Sky News reported.

The child - known as Baby RB - died shortly after his parents cuddled him and switched off his life-support machine.

The child was the subject of an emotionally charged High Court case after his father challenged doctors who argued the baby should die.

The father later withdrew his objections and the judge agreed baby RB should be allowed to die in peace.

His mother has revealed in the Mail on Sunday that she told her son how much she loved him in the moments before his death.

"When they took his tube out, I was cuddling him. It was so amazing to see him without it - it's the longest we had seen his face properly," she told the paper.

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