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London court frees man convicted in 'mercy killing' case

October 16, 2008

A London judge has decided not to impose any prison term on a man who was convicted of smothering his wife, an Alzheimer's patient, while she struggled for air. The sympathetic judge said: "The last thing that you had wanted to do was this and you had clearly dedicated yourself to your wife's welfare."

 


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