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Kenneth Minor (credit: 48 Hours)

‘Harlem Kevorkian’ Accepts New Plea Deal In LI Motivational Speaker’s Death

The man known as the “Harlem Kevorkian” pleaded guilty to manslaughter Monday.

09/29/2014

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Advocates Make Renewed Push To Pass Assisted Suicide Legislation In Conn.

Gov. Dannel Malloy said he supports people having a document that spells out their final wishes, but he’s “a little uneasy” when it comes to enacting state policy that calls for “proactive actions to end life.”

03/17/2014

Kenneth Minor (credit: 48 Hours)

Kenneth Minor Turns Down Plea Deal In LI Motivational Speaker’s Death

Kenneth Minor’s lawyer told a judge Tuesday that Minor was rejecting prosecutors’ offer to plead guilty to manslaughter and accept a 14-year sentence. He’s been serving 20 years to life in motivational speaker and author Jeffrey Locker’s 2009 death.

02/04/2014

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St. Sen. Ed Meyer: Connecticut Assisted Suicide Bill To Fail

It looks like Connecticut won’t become the fourth state in the country to allow assisted suicide, at least not this year.

04/05/2013

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Conn. Assisted Suicide Bill Gets Legislative Hearing For First Time In State’s History

State Sen. Ed Meyer (D-Guilford) noted that any strong opposition to the bill could force it to be shelved until perhaps next year.

03/20/2013