An Australian quadriplegic has died after winning the legal right to refuse food and water.
Christian Rossiter, 49, passed away after suffering a chest infection at a nursing home in Perth, Australia.
His legal battle provided a means for people to end their life with dignity, his lawyer said.
Voluntary euthanasia or assisted suicide is illegal in Australia and Britain.
Rossiter died five weeks after a court granted him the right to refuse food and water.
The spastic quadriplegic, who described his life as "a living hell," did not have a terminal illness.