Benjamin Mullany, 31, is in hospital on the island of Antigua with a bullet lodged in his brain after he and his bride, Catherine, also 31, were shot in a suspected robbery.
Dr Fidel Fernandez, a surgeon at Holberton Hospital, said: "The situation is that Mullany is critically ill – brain-dead."
"There is no activity. The brain is dead. He is on a ventilator which supports his organs and without that he would die.
"There is no chance of survival. It is very, very sad."
Mr Mullany's parents, Marilyn and Cynlais, arrived on Antigua on the day the newly-weds had been due to begin married life together at their home in Rhos, near Neath, in Wales.
The young couple were shot by one or more intruders at their cabin at the luxury Cocos Hotel at around 5am on Sunday morning. Mr Mullany, a physiotherapist was shot in the neck and the bullet passed into his brain, while his wi
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