William Melchert-Dinkel
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Male nurse found guilty in web suicide case

A former nurse in the United States has been found guilty of convincing a British man to kill himself over the internet.

Although American William Melchert-Dinkel never met Mark Drybrough, from Coventry, he was accused of aiding his suicide after posing as a depressed young woman and befriending him on the internet.

He was caught when a British woman heard about his activities and tracked him down.

Crime Reporter Ben Ando reports.‎

  • 15 Mar 2011