A Canadian man who has been denied physician-assisted suicide thirty-two instances prior to now 12 months is now having fun with a trip within the Dominican Republic within the hope of ending his life.
Leslie Wilkins, 38, had beforehand tried suicide on a number of events to finish the ache related along with his alleged uncurable medical situation since he was identified with kind 2 diabetes final 12 months.
After studying in regards to the string of mysterious deaths which have hit a lot of American vacationers visiting the Dominican Republic prior to now months, Wilkins now believes the journey could possibly be his final hope to die with dignity.
“I by no means had the center to take my very own life. I hope a visit to the Dominican Republic will deal with that for me” Leslie Wilkins, 38, informed reporters.
“My physician mentioned that I may remedy my diabetes if I finished consuming pizza, ice cream and ingesting beer. What sort of life is that? Is that actually a life price residing?” Wilkins requested, visibly shocked by the proposition.
Wilkins informed reporters that he had tried jogging and utilizing the steps as a substitute of the elevator to get to his third-story residence to shed some kilos however ultimately, discovered it “too exhausting.”
“I even tried a vegan weight loss plan for 2 days, consuming solely sprouts and french fries. No dairy, no meat, no enjoyable in any respect. It was horrible. That’s once I thought of suicide for the primary time,” he admitted in tears.
Though officers haven’t but discovered the reason for dying of a lot of American vacationers who just lately died within the Dominican Republic, Wilkins believes it’s linked to low-quality alcohol and pesticides.
“I’ve been ingesting their low cost bootleg alcohol all-day lengthy and sleeping in these pesticide-infected beds. That ought to do the trick,” he added, visibly in peace with himself, when reached by telephone.
Based on Canadian legal guidelines pertaining to physician-assisted suicide, kind 2 diabetes doesn’t fulfill the situation of a grievous and irremediable medical situation.
The U.S. authorities’s Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is at present concerned in an investigation regarding the sequence of surprising deaths of Individuals who just lately traveled to the Dominican Republic.