Sunday, May 13, 2012

Final Exit Network Nailed In Minnesota

The Final Exit Network has been accused of assisting in a suicide in Minnesota. Will keep you posted as the trial unfolds.
Debate flares over assisted suicide
Doreen Dunn had lived in pain for a decade by the time she killed herself in May 2007.
After consulting with the nonprofit Final Exit Network, she used helium and a plastic bag to end her life on the couch of her home in Apple Valley, Minn.
Now, an investigation of her death puts Minnesota at the center of a national debate over assisted suicide.
Dakota County Attorney James Backstrom will present evidence to a grand jury this week, seeking indictments against the Georgia-based Final Exit Network and a handful of its members, accusing them of breaking state laws against aiding a suicide and interfering with a dead body. more

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