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Former Nurse Guilty Of Assisting Suicide To Be Sentenced

AP | Posted 10.16.2014 | Crime

FARIBAULT, Minn. (AP) -- A former nurse in Minnesota who has admitted to going online and encouraging two people to kill themselves is scheduled to be...

Ex-Nurse Convicted Of Assisting Suicide

AP | STEVE KARNOWSKI | Posted 09.18.2014 | Crime

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An ex-nurse who admitted going online and encouraging people to kill themselves was convicted Tuesday of assisting the suicide of...

Nurse Who Encouraged Suicides Was Wrongly Convicted: Court

AP | AMY FORLITI | Posted 03.19.2014 | Crime

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Supreme Court on Wednesday reversed the convictions of a former nurse accused of encouraging two people whom he met...

State's Supreme Court Agrees To Hear Assisted Suicide Case

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Supreme Court will consider the case of a national right-to-die group accused of playing a role in the 2007 suicide...

The Crime of Assisting a Suicide

Barbara Coombs Lee | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Barbara Coombs Lee

Let's be clear. Our movement for end-of-life choice does not condone assisted suicide, and it never has.

Village sleuth Unmasks Internet Predator Behind Suicide 'Pacts'

Times Online | David Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Mark Drybrough received his final e-mail at 10.32am. It asked: "Are you all right?" Seconds later he switched off his computer, walked upstairs to his...

William Melchert-Dinkel: Minnesota Nurse Suspected Of Encouraging Suicides

AP | CHRIS WILLIAMS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

MINNEAPOLIS — A nurse who authorities say got his kicks by visiting Internet suicide chat rooms and encouraging depressed people to kill themsel...