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Frenchman at heart of legal dispute dies after life support ends

Jul 11, 2019 - 11:53 PM

'We were ready to let him go,' says his nephew Francois Lambert

END OF LIFE SUPPORT. A picture taken on July 11, 2019 shows the Sebastopol hospital in Reims, eastern France, on the day Vincent Lambert, a quadriplegic man who has been in a vegetative state for the last decade has died. Photo by Francois Nascimbeni/AFP

French doctors to end life support in right-to-die case

Jul 02, 2019 - 11:29 PM

The main doctor treating Vincent Lambert has informed his family by email that he intends to start removing his feeding tubes in line with a French court ruling

RIGHT-TO-DIE CASE. Viviane Lambert (2nd L), Vincent Lambert's mother, who is in a vegetative state since 2008, addresses the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva on July 1, 2019. Photo by Fabrice Coffrini/AFP