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Wife tells of 'locked-in' man's torment

The wife of a man whose legal challenge was heard alongside Tony Nicklinson's has spoken of her husband's determination to continue his fight.

He wants professionals such as doctors to help him end his life, without them having the fear of prosecution.

The man, who can only be known as Martin, also has "locked in" syndrome after a stroke four years ago.

Speaking to the BBC's Jane Dreaper, his wife said: "We all have choices in life but he's not able to have a choice or to have control in how his life ends.

  • 20 Sep 2012
  • From the section Health