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Belgian murderer and rapist given right to die

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Belgian murderer and rapist given right to die

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A man serving a life sentence for murder and rape will be allowed to have doctors end his life, after a landmark ruling.

Frank Van Den Bleeken, 50, has served 30 years and says he cannot control his violent sexual urges, so would never be freed.

He has spent three years battling for the right to die, citing “unbearable psychological anguish”.