May 23 2013 Latest news:
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
LOCKED-IN syndrome sufferer Tony Nicklinson, who last week lost his legal challenge for the right to end his life with a doctor’s help, died at home in Wiltshire today, his lawyers said.
In a brief statement, Bindmans LLP said Mr Nicklinson, from Melksham, Trowbridge, died this morning at home.
“This is to notify you of the sad death of Tony Nicklinson at approximately 10am this morning,” the law firm said.
The brief statement also asked for the family’s privacy to be respected.
No further details were issued about the circumstances of Mr Nicklinson’s death.