Shiloh Pepin known as the Mermaid girl died Friday at the age of 10 after suffering from a rare condition called mermaid syndrome or Sirenomelia according to the Associated Press.

Pepin was born with only one partially working kidney, no lower colon or genital organs and her legs were fused from the waist down.

According to her mother, Shiloh caught a cold two weeks ago which soon developed into Pneumonia and bacteria eventually entered her bloodstream.

Pepin appeared earlier in two TV specials; on TLC and on Oprah September 22.