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Married Couple Dies In Assisted Suicide

One of Britain’s most celebrated music conductors, Sir Edward Downes, died last week at the age of 85, along with his wife Joan, 74. How? They drank “a lethal cocktail of barbiturates provided by an assisted-suicide clinic” in Zurich, Switzerland. Lady Joan Downes was in the final stages of terminal cancer, but Sir Downes wa…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 15, 2009