Tine Nys (centre), with her two sisters, in a family photo provided to the Belgian TV show Terzake. Photo: Terzake

Doctors euthanised Belgian woman Tine Nys because she had Asperger’s, a mild form of autism. Was killing a crime?

  • Tine Nys, 38, had been told she had Asperger’s syndrome just two months before her request to be killed was carried out
  • The killing, which horrified her family, has triggered the first criminal investigation into a euthanasia case in Belgium
Topic |   Medicine

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Tine Nys (centre), with her two sisters, in a family photo provided to the Belgian TV show Terzake. Photo: Terzake
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