A Distraught Man Asked a Nurse Friend to Help Him Die, Prosecutors Say. Now She’s Charged with Murder.
November 1, 2019
(The Washington Post) – “California’s right to die law strictly governs the conditions under which terminally ill adult patients with the capacity to make medical decisions can be prescribed an aid-in-dying medication,” Spitzer said in a statement. “That was not the case here. It is beyond disturbing that someone who is trained as a nurse to aid the sick and the dying would twist their duty to willingly end the life of another human being.”