SPUC Pro-Life offers its condolences on the death of Tony Nicklinson
22 August 2012
Tony Nicklinson, pictured with his wife Jane
SPUC Pro-Life, which was officially represented in the Debbie Purdy and Diane Pretty cases, has offered its condolences to the loved ones of Tony Nicklinson, who died today.
Mr Nicklinson, who had 'locked-in' syndrome, last week lost his High Court bid for permission for euthanasia. Paul Tully, SPUC's general secretary, commented: "We offer our condolences to Mr Nicklinson's family and friends. We note reports that his death was peaceful and while surrounded by his loved ones." [SPUC, 22 August]