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Why did victims’ families plead for right-to-die killer? Read their stories

Sean Davison could have been tried for murder. Instead, he's just got 3 years’ house arrest in sentencing deal

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The families of the three people who euthanasia activist Sean Davison “assisted to die” have saved him from a murder trial – and perhaps from a lengthy prison sentence.

Their support helped the University of Western Cape professor to make a plea and sentencing agreement with the state in the Cape Town High Court on Wednesday.

In April 2018, Davison, 58, was charged in connection with the death in 2013 of Anrich Burger, a quadriplegic...

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