Jack Kevorkian Dies, Leaves Controversial Legacy, No Successor

Jack Kevorkian, the enigmatic pathologist known as "Dr. Death" and "Jack the Dripper," who assisted in more than 130 suicides with his "mercy machine," leaves a legacy of activism and controversy. The flamboyant doctor died last night at Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Mich., of a pulmonary embolism at the age of 83, according to his lawyer Mayer Morganroth. Kevorkian had been hospitalized for about two weeks for kidney and heart problems. A clot broke free from his left leg and lodged in his...Full Story
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