Connecticut man charged with assisting relative’s suicide
WESTBROOK, Conn. (AP) — State police say a Westbrook man helped a terminally ill family member die by suicide and now faces manslaughter charges.
Authorities say 65-year-old Kevin Conners turned himself in at a state police barracks Thursday and posted $50,000 bail. He is accused of assisting the suicide in September.
Police say the arrest was made following a lengthy investigation.
A legislative proposal to allow medical aid in dying was introduced in Connecticut’s General Assembly this spring but did not win approval.
Conners is scheduled to make a court appearance Friday. A phone message was left at a number listed for his home address.