Tony's life with locked-in syndrome was 'absolute agony'

The late Tony Nicklinson with Jane, before his stroke in 2005.

Jane Nicklinson said that Tony's life after his stroke was "absolute torture." Speaking to the BBC for the first time since her husband died from pneumonia after refusing food and fluids last week she said:

"For him it was absolute agony , it was torture for him. It was very hard for us to sit back and see him deteriorate but we were fighting the fight with him. It was what we could do for him. It was his wish."


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