Court tussle over right to euthanize Dutch woman with dementia

By Michael Cook An 80-year-old Dutch woman suffering from dementia was euthanized on April 24 after a sternly-worded court order addressed to her nursing home. The woman, who was later identified as Cobi Luck, had a stroke two years ago. She became paralysed and totally dependent on carers in Ter Reede dementia specialist care home …

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Court tussle over right to euthanize Dutch woman with dementia

By Michael Cook Sorry, we missed this euthanasia story from the Netherlands. It deserves to be more widely known. An 80-year-old Dutch woman suffering from dementia was euthanized on April 24 after a sternly-worded court order addressed to her nursing home. The woman, who was later identified as Cobi Luck, had a stroke two years …

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