They were treated like dogs waiting to be put down, says son of death pathway couple

'They were treated like dogs waiting to be put down': Son of couple put on 'death pathway' blasts decision to withdraw treatment War veteran Charles Futcher died after being put on Liverpool Care PathwayWife Hilda who was also put on pathway, died ten days after her husband Son Charles Futcher said the decision was made without family consentMail revealed 60,000 patients die a year on pathway without their consent | UPDATED: 10:44 GMT, 1 January 2013 A war veteran and his wife died within days of each other after being put on the Liverpool Care Pathway without consent. Charles Futcher, 90, who fought in the battle of El Alamein, died alone in a care home after he was put on the controversial end-of-life process. Ten days later his wife Hilda, 89, died in the same home after she too was given sedatives and had vital food and fluids withdrawn under pathway procedures

Married woman, 38, who had six-month fling with teenage boy "she fell in love with" spared jail

Married woman, 38, who 'fell in love with teenage boy' is spared jail despite six-month sexual fling Marie Jane Friendship given six-month sentence suspended for two years Married 38-year-old, of Bristol, told friends she had fallen in love with boy She sought legal advice about affair now defence says her life is wrecked | UPDATED: 20:32 GMT, 12 December 2012 Spared jail: Marie Friendship, pictured arriving at Bristol Crown Court, was given a suspended sentence after admitting an affair with a teenage boy A married woman who had a six-month relationship with a teenage boy has been spared jail today. Marie Jane Friendship, 38, told people she was in love with the teenager and even sought advice from a solicitor about the legality of the affair