The Canadian Press

1995-03-02 | Mercy-Killing

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An Ontario woman stabbed her husband of 45 years to end his suffering from Alzheimer's disease. The judge called it a mercy killing and gave her a suspended sentence. He said the legal issues surrounding the case "must be left in Parliament's hands." Eighty-one-old Jean Brush of Stoney Creek, Ontario, later said the decision to end her husband's life was a deeply personal one between the two of them.

Date: 1995-03-02
Placeline: Hamilton, ON, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 23 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << between my husband and me or whatever and such stress and desperation that we decided to to to really and and >>

Clip ID: 19950302CPCN001