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‘Mario’ died, first medically assisted suicide in Italy

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(ANSA) – ANCONA, 16 JUN – At 11.05 today ‘Mario’ died, whose true identity, which has remained hidden until now, is Federico Carboni. To communicate the death of the 44-year-old quadriplegic from Senigallia (Ancona) who had obtained the green light for medically assisted suicide, a procedure that took place today for the first time in Italy, was the Luca Coscioni Association who also supported him in the legal battle following the sentence of the Constitutional Court on the Cappato / djFabo affair and which raised funds for the necessary equipment.

The procedure took place in Federico’s house, with his family, friends at his side, as well as Marco Cappato, Filomena Gallo and a part of the legal board; the lethal drug was self-administered through a special machine, costing about 5 thousand euros, entirely borne by him, and for which the Luca Coscioni Association had launched a fundraiser “.

The procedure of “medically assisted suicide – reports the Association – took place under the medical supervision of Dr.

Mario Riccio, anesthetist of Piergiorgio Welby.

“I do not deny that I am sorry to take leave of life, I would be false and a liar if I said the opposite because life is fantastic and we only have one. But unfortunately it went like this”. The words of “Mario” (invented name used so far to cover his privacy) whose real name is Federico Carboni, 44, from Senigallia (Ancona), before the medically assisted suicide procedure following which he died this morning at 11.05.

“I did everything possible to be able to live as well as possible and try to recover as much as possible from my disability, – he added – but by now I am exhausted both mentally and physically. Now I am finally free to fly wherever I want”. (HANDLE).

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