Dr. Kevorkian, Jack

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Updated 20 April l999 Dr. Jack Kevorkian, prisoner # 284797 Martyr to the cause of the right to choose to die On 13 April l999 retired pathologist Dr.Jack Kevorkian was sentenced in Michigan, USA, to two terms of imprisonment for helping a man suffering from A L S to die. For the 2nd degree murder of Thomas Youk he received a sentence of 10-25 years and for using a controlled substance (lethal drug) he was given 3-7 years jail, the sentences to run concurrently. A month earlier a jury had convicted him on both counts. The 70-year-old doctor, who is currently (April 20) in prison, has said he will appeal to higher courts. The case achieved enormous notoriety, not only for Dr.Kevorkians publicly acknowledging that he had already helped at least 130 other people to die by assisted suicide, ...

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