In August 2012 we wrote the following report. Five days later on August 21, it was announced that Mr Nicklinson died at 10am BST:
Seven years ago Tony Nicklinson from the UK was on holiday in Greece when he suffered a major Stroke. The Stroke caused him devastating changes in his life. He has since lived a life in a state of what is called "locked in syndrome". For some time 58-year-old Tony with the help of his Wife has been fighting for the right to end his life, with medical help.