A man with locked-in syndrome may consider starvation


The wife of a man known as Martin, who has locked in syndrome, says he may consider starving himself to death if he cannot be helped to die legally.

Both he and Tony Nicklinson, who had the same condition, lost their attempt at the Royal Courts of Justice to get the law changed.

For the first time, the families of Mr Nicklinson and Martin have spoken.

5 live's Victoria Derbyshire indroduced Jane Nicklinson to Martin's wife 'Felicity', whose words have been spoken by an actress.

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