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Man charged with assisted suicide in Thunder Bay

Man accused of assisted suicide
Tb News Source - Feb 6, 2009

A Thunder Bay man is in custody and faces charges of assisted suicide after the death of his wife Friday.

Thunder Bay Police Service officers responded to a Memorial Avenue motel with members of the Superior North EMS near 6 a.m. Friday.

Officers and paramedics found a dead 38-year-old woman in a motel room. The woman’s husband was also present and taken into custody by police.

Police cannot release the name of the woman pending notification of her next of kin.

A postmortem examination in Toronto is also still pending.

The woman’s husband now faces charges of criminal negligence causing death and assisted suicide.

Police continue its investigation.

Comment:
The Euthanasia Prevention Coalition will not comment on this case until we have conclusive information.

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