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22 May, 2024
 

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Displaying results 1-12 of 12 matches for query mercy killing.

1. 76-year-old released after 2-year jail sentence in wife's death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/76-year-old-released-after-2-year-jail-sentence-in-wife-s-death

The Paphos criminal court handed down a 2-year jail sentence to 76-year-old David Hunter on Monday. Hunter had been previously found guilty of manslaughter, not premeditated murder, in the death of his wife, Janice, on December 18, 2021, ...

2. David Hunter sentenced for assisted suicide in Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/david-hunter-sentences-for-assisted-suicide-in-paphos

On Monday, the Paphos court will decide the fate of David Hunter, a British pensioner who is accused of helping his terminally ill wife to end her life. ...

3. 76-year-old found guilty of manslaughter in mercy killing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/76-year-old-found-guilty-of-manslaughter-in-mercy-killing

In a significant legal development, David Hunter, a 76-year-old British man, has been found guilty of manslaughter for causing the death of his seriously ill wife, Janice Hunter, aged 74. The tragic incident occurred in their home near Paphos in December 2021....

4. Mercy killing case to be decided next month

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mercy-killing-case-to-be-decided-next-month

A Cyprus court will rule on July 21 whether a British pensioner who killed his terminally ill wife is guilty of premeditated murder, after final submissions in the case on Thursday...

5. No deal in sight in Cyprus’ mercy killing case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-deal-in-sight-in-cyprus-mercy-killing-case

A Cyprus criminal court on Tuesday rejected a defense argument that a British man’s confession to killing his ailing wife was unlawfully obtained, because he was in no frame of mind to speak to police without a lawyer present...

6. Judge hears new evidence in mercy killing case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/judge-hears-new-evidence-in-mercy-killing-case

A harrowing video recorded in Britain was played this week before a Cypriot judge, who is presiding over the criminal trial of a British pensioner who is facing murder charges after ending the life of his cancer-stricken wife...

7. Plea deal falls apart in mercy killing case in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/plea-deal-falls-apart-in-mercy-killing-case-in-cyprus

A deal for a British man to plead guilty to manslaughter for killing his wife in Cyprus fell through Tuesday amid recriminations between prosecutors and defense lawyers...

8. Plea bargain ongoing in Cyprus’ mercy killing case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/plea-bargain-ongoing-in-cyprus-mercy-killing-case

Another delay in the trial of a British man charged with the premeditated murder of his sick wife in Cyprus has prompted local media to speculate a deal may have been reached as prosecutors may seek a manslaughter conviction while a possible prison sentence remains elusive...

9. Calls for lesser charge in Cyprus' mercy killing case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/calls-for-lesser-charge-in-cyprus-mercy-killing-case

A British man accused of murdering his cancer-stricken wife in Cyprus has denied premeditated charges, with his lawyers calling on the country’s chief law enforcer to reduce the charge to assisted suicide amid ongoing euthanasia debate on the island...

10. Husband in mercy killing case jailed until murder trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/husband-in-mercy-killing-case-jailed-until-murder-trial

A 74-year-old British national in Paphos, who smothered his wife to death after she was diagnosed with terminal cancer, has been ordered to remain in custody until his trial next month...

11. Lesser charges not ruled out in mercy killing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lesser-charges-not-ruled-out-in-mercy-killing

Police have not ruled out lesser charges in last weekend’s mercy killing case in Paphos, while reports say the murder suspect accused of killing his cancer-stricken wife has been ordered to undergo a psychiatric evaluation...

12. Cyprus police investigate mercy killing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-investigate-mercy-killing

An elderly man in Paphos was under arrest on murder charges on Saturday after police found his wife dead in their home, with reports saying information relayed by Interpol suggested he killed his wife to end her suffering from blood cancer...

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