image viaNo, it's not the Final Exit Network, the assisted suicide group that has been in legal hot water since March of last year when several of its members were busted in a sting in Georgia. This case is much smaller.
Jacob Runge, 22, of St. Peters was acquitted in a Clayton courtroom yes ... More >>
In February 2009, the four members of the Final Exit Network were arrested on charges of helping a Georgia man end his life. Yesterday, after more than a year of waiting, the four were finally indicted by a Georgia grand jury. They will be arraigned April 1.Jerry Dincin, Final Exit's president, t ... More >>
cortlandreview.comWeber.In an unlikely convergence of RFT feature stories, reformed pickup artist turned filmmaker Eric Weber (who once neatly turned the tables during an Unreal interview) has just published a short story in the online literary magazine The Cortland Review about a suicide pact be ... More >>
When Riverfront Times reported on the suicide assistance group the Final Exit Network back in April, the group's future looked grim. Seven members in Arizona and Georgia had been arrested and charged with assisting a suicide and violating Georgia's RICO racketeering laws and a Georgia court had f ... More >>
flickr.com/photos/alexfilesThe news came from England yesterday that orchestra conductor Sir Edward Downes, 85, and his wife Joan, 74, committed suicide together last week in Switzerland with the aid of a right-to-die organization called Dignitas.Lady Downes was terminally ill and in the last stages ... More >>
The Final Exit Network, the subject of two lawsuits, an FBI investigation and, incidentally, an RFT feature, should, technically, be out of business after a Georgia court froze its assets last March.But the group has found a way to soldier on.Writes board member Bob Levine in an e-mail newsletter:Yo ... More >>
Our feature story this week, "Death Watch," is a must-read for anyone who has wondered about assisted suicide, the changing ways in which it is practiced, and the ethical and moral questions it raises.
This engrossing story by RFT writer Aimee Levitt focuses on the Final Exit Network, a ra ... More >>
Four members of the Final Exit Network, a volunteer organization which helps terminally-ill members "hasten their death," were arrested in Georgia and Maryland Wednesday on charges of helping a 58-year-old man commit suicide. Now authorities have search warrants to investigate members of the Final E ... More >>