Dr. Kevorkian found guilty of second-degree murder

from CBC.ca archives | Fri, 26 Mar 1999

PONTIAC, MICHIGAN - A jury in Michigan has found Dr. Jack Kevorkian guilty of second-degree murder for fatally injecting a terminally-ill man. He was also found guilty of delivering a controlled substance.

The jury took about a day and a half to make their decision.

Kevorkian had been charged with first degree murder in the death of 52-year-old Thomas Youk who was dying of Lou Gehrig's Disease, or ALS.

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