There Goes Dr. Death

Again Jack Kevorkian aids in the suicide of another critically ill woman

ALTHOUGH HIS STATE MEDICAL LICENSE WAS SUSpended last year, Dr. Jack Kevorkian % of Michigan continues to make his own bizarre kind of house calls, providing the advice and equipment that have helped six of his patients take their own lives in the past two years. The last to die was a 46-year-old Pennsylvania woman suffering from cancer. Catherine Andreyev used a mask to inhale a fatal dose of carbon monoxide last Monday in Waterford, Michigan.

This time, however, Kevorkian (ghoulishly nicknamed Jack the Reaper) faced no immediate legal action, since the prosecutor in Oakland County, where all the deaths have...

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