MICHIGAN: The Return of Dr. Death

MICHIGAN: The Return of Dr. Death

Jack Kevorkian -- a.k.a. Dr. Death -- may be back in business. Kevorkian, 62, a retired Michigan pathologist, gained national notoriety last year when he used his home-built suicide machine to help Alzheimer's patient Janet Adkins kill herself. Last week, two days after Oakland County Circuit Judge Alice Gilbert issued a court injunction barring Kevorkian from using the suicide machine, he announced that he had counseled a dentist with cancer who was (and likely still is) contemplating using a similar machine of his own. Said Kevorkian: "I'm just testing the limits of the injunction."

Kevorkian vowed that he would use his...

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