(Daily Mail) A Dutch doctor who was reprimanded for administering a lethal injection to an elderly woman with dementia despite her 'resistance' is now under a criminal investigation.
An inquiry into the 74-year-old woman's death revealed that the woman, who had Alzheimer's, was surreptitiously given a coffee containing a sedative, and then had to be held down by her family as she appeared to struggle against the injection.
The chief public prosecutor at The Hague is investigating whether there are grounds for criminal charges to be laid against the doctor, whose name has not been publicly released.
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It could lead to the first ever prosecution of a doctor over the treatment of a patient under the Netherlands' euthanasia laws.