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June 21, 1996 | From Times Wire Reports
A Toronto physician was arraigned in what is believed to be the first case in Canada of a doctor being charged with assisted suicide. Toronto police said Maurice Genereux, 49, was charged with helping an AIDS patient end his life on April 11 in Toronto. Genereux, who treats mainly patients afflicted with AIDS and HIV, was freed on bail and is scheduled to appear in court July 19. He can practice medicine while on bail, but is prohibited from prescribing drugs.
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April 13, 1988 | Associated Press
An accused murderer killed himself while being held at a psychiatric institute by driving two ballpoint pens through his heart, a corner's jury has ruled. The jury in Vancouver, British Columbia, issued its findings Monday after pathologist Lindsay Sturrock testified on the Dec. 27 suicide of Allen Foster, 37, at the Forensic Psychiatric Institute in Coquitlam, a Vancouver suburb.
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April 13, 1988 | Associated Press
An accused murderer killed himself while being held at a psychiatric institute by driving two ballpoint pens through his heart, a corner's jury has ruled. The jury in Vancouver, British Columbia, issued its findings Monday after pathologist Lindsay Sturrock testified on the Dec. 27 suicide of Allen Foster, 37, at the Forensic Psychiatric Institute in Coquitlam, a Vancouver suburb.
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June 21, 1996 | From Times Wire Reports
A Toronto physician was arraigned in what is believed to be the first case in Canada of a doctor being charged with assisted suicide. Toronto police said Maurice Genereux, 49, was charged with helping an AIDS patient end his life on April 11 in Toronto. Genereux, who treats mainly patients afflicted with AIDS and HIV, was freed on bail and is scheduled to appear in court July 19. He can practice medicine while on bail, but is prohibited from prescribing drugs.
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