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Tony Nicklinson dead

Tony Nicklinson dead

Tony Nicklinson  commonly refereed to as Right to Die Man has died. Tony Nicklinson has been paralysed since 2005 when he suffered a stroke.

Tony Nicklinson’s , solicitors said he died at about 10:00 BST.

In a brief statement, law firm Bindmans LLP said: “This is to notify you of the sad death of Tony Nicklinson at approximately 10am this morning.”

A message sent from the Twitter account of Mr Nicklinson’s daughter Beth said: “RIP @TonyNicklinson. Couldn’t have asked for a better dad, so strong. You are now at peace, we will be fine. I love you xxx”

Nicklinson 58, has battled with a case to have his life to be ended voluntarily by doctors but he had since filed to get an approval to be killed despite the great pain.

This month ,Tony Nicklinson’s right-to-die case came out with the three High Court judges unanimously upholding the current law which says it is an offence to end someone’s life through voluntary euthanasia.

In their ruling, they went on to say that only parliament could make such a significant change in the law and that it was not the job of the legal system to do this on such a fundamental matter.

Nicklinson was “devastated” by the court’s decision and was determined to appeal against it.

Nicklison was the father of two children.He suffered a stroke while on a business trip to Athens.