Netherlands: Doctor acquitted of murder in euthanasia case

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A nursing home doctor has been acquitted of the murder of an elderly woman with severe dementia following a closely watched euthanasia trial in the Netherlands.

The court in The Hague concluded on Wednesday that the unidentified doctor, who has since retired, carried out euthanasia in accordance with the law and had not been negligent.
“The Court concludes that the doctor ended the patient’s life by administering euthanasia at the explicit and serious request of the patient,” a statement from the court said.
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