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Partner of Dignitas suicide Briton arrested

24 July 2009

A British man whose terminally ill partner committed suicide in Switzerland has been arrested on suspicion of assisting suicide.

Alan Rees, from London, accompanied Raymond Cutkelvin to Dignitas, the Zurich suicide centre in 2007. Mr Rees was questioned and released on bail until September. [BBC, 23 July] http://is.gd/1J6MX

The case of Sir Edward and Lady Downes, the eminent conductor and his wife who also committed suicide at Dignitas, has been referred to British prosecutors [Evening Standard, 23 July] http://is.gd/1K24A

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