It was a peaceful end to a very uncomfortable battle for Tony Nicklinson.
He had campaigned unsuccessfully for the right-to-die since being paralysed by a stroke in 2005. This morning he died of natural causes at his home in Melksham, surrounded by his family.
His final message was simple: "Goodbye world, the time has come."
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