Matthew Cullinan Hofman

Italy’s “Terri Schiavo” Dies Suddenly

Italy’s “Terri Schiavo” Dies Suddenly by By Matthew Cullinan Hofman ROME, February 9, 2009 ( – Eluana Englaro, Italy’s “Terri Schiavo,” has died only four days after doctors began a “gradual” reduction in her food and water intake with the intent to cause her death. The announcement was made by Italy’s Health Minister on the floor of the Italian Senate, which was debating a bill that would have saved Englaro’s life. Although no cause of death has been announced, earlier news reports indicated that Englaro’s intake of nutrients was being replaced with a heavy dose of sedatives. Palliative medication […]