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Rebecca Louise Burden (right) is facing court charged with attempted murder after she allegedly tried to suffocate her father. (AAP Image/Darren England)
Opinion

How years of torment, an act of mercy and one moment of honesty left this woman in jail

This Brisbane woman tried to end her disabled father’s misery – but failed in her “assisted dying” attempt. If she had killed him, she would be free now – but instead she’s in prison. Madonna King asks why?