Husband and wife did not tell friends of Dignitas plans
AN ELDERLY British couple have committed suicide at the Dignitas euthanasia clinic in Switzerland, it emerged last night.
Peter Duff, 80, and his wife Penelope, 70, are believed to be the first British couple to have ended their lives at the clinic in Zurich. They were both suffering from terminal cancer.
The couple, from Bath in Somerset, told their friends they were moving into a second home in Dorset but flew instead to the Dignitas centre where they passed away last Friday. Exactly how they chose to die is unclear.
Mrs Duff had been suffering from a rare form of stomach cancer known as GIST …