'Dr Death' Jack Kevorkian Dies at 83

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Jack Kevorkian, internationally known as 'Dr. Death' for his assisted suicide advocacy, passed away at 83 at a Detroit hospital on Friday.

Kevorkian had been battling kidney and heart problems, according to the Detroit free press. His attorney, Mayer Morganroth, said it appears Kevorkian suffered a pulmonary thrombosis when a blood clot from his leg broke free and lodged in his heart. "It was peaceful, he didn't feel a thing,

Kevorkian spent eight years in prison after being convicted of second-degree murder in the death of the last of the more than 100 terminally ill patients whose lives he helped end.

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hercules - 5 Jun 2011 // 08:52:46

If he lived and worked in Switzerland he would not have been jailed. The arguments against assisted suicide are always on religious grounds and never consider the patients wishes or their circumstances at the time.

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mavro from australia - 5 Jun 2011 // 02:02:29

He died a hypocrite, 'of natural causes'

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ankle - 3 Jun 2011 // 21:06:26

I wonder if he carries out his own autopsy?

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