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Neighbours complain about Dignitas clinic's bodies in lift

BMJ 2006; 332 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.332.7553.1292-b (Published 01 June 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;332:1292
  1. Clare Chapman
  1. Zurich

    Residents of a block of flats in Zurich who are fed up with the assisted suicide group Dignitas taking dead bodies out of the building in body bags are asking the local council to act.

    The controversial clinic that has helped more than 450 people, including more than 30 British people, to end their lives since it opened in 1998 administers its lethal injections in rooms in a residential apartment block on Gloria Street in Zurich's Wiedikon district.

    But people living in the block say they have had enough of the stream of bodies being …

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