Man Who Helped Mother (99) to Die Should Be Jailed, Says Prosecutor

December 11, 2017

(Dutch News) – An elderly man who helped his 99-year-old mother to die seven years ago should be given a three-month suspended jail sentence, the public prosecution department said on Monday. Albert Heringa (75) was earlier cleared on all charges but the Supreme Court in March said there should be a retrial because euthanasia carried out by someone other than a doctor must be subject to ‘very strict rules’.

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