Sean Davison, founder of assisted suicide organisation, arrested for murder

Sean Davison, founder of assisted suicide organisation, arrested for murder

- Sean Davison, founder of Dignity SA - an organisation that assist suicides - has been arrested on Tuesday

- Davison allegedly faces a charge of murder involving his friend Anrich Burger

- Davison admitted to assisting Burger when he committed suicide in 2013

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The founder of Dignity SA, a "right-to-die" organisation, was taken into police custody and faces a charge of murder.

In 2103, Sean Davison played a part in the death Anrich Burger, one of his friends.

Anrich was paralysed in his arms and legs after a serious car accident. Davison told the media in 2014 that he helped Anrich to end his life.

News24 reports that Davison was arrested in Cape Town on 18 September.

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Davison also made news headlines when he assisted his mom in committing suicide.

Willem Landman, co-founder of Dignity SA, stated the police seized Davison's laptop and cellphone.

Briefly.co.za learned that Davison was held overnight at Sea Point police station and appeared in Cape Town Magistrate's Court on Wednesday.

Apparently, the state wanted to give Davison bail of R100 000 but he was granted R20 000 bail.

Davison will have to be back in court again on November 16.

Lieutenant-Colonel Andre Traut stated that someone was arrested about the death in November 2013.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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