Jane Nicklinson to continue husband's right-to-die campaign

Jane and Tony Nicklinson. Credit: Emma Hallett/PA Wire

The widow of right-to-die campaigner Tony Nicklinson has said she will take on his case.

Mr Nicklinson, from Melksham, wanted to change the law of murder to allow a doctor to end his life.

He died of pneumonia a fortnight ago.

Jane Nicklinson has vowed to continue the fight following her husband's death.

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Right-to-Die Appeal

A judgement is expected at the High Court today on a Wiltshire man's right-to-die appeal. Tony Nicklinson from Melksham has suffered from locked-in syndrome since having a stroke 2005.