By Australian Associated Press and Tom Place For Daily Mail Australia
Published: 09:32 BST, 1 August 2019 | Updated: 09:38 BST, 1 August 2019
Philip 'Dr Death' Nitschke has created a private live-streaming service so he can watch in real-time as members of his euthanasia group end their lives.
The Australian doctor and founder of Exit International wants to be sure that a cheap and readily available substance, that's fast emerging as a new choice for elected deaths, actually delivers a peaceful ending.
Dr Nitschke says two Australians, both from Brisbane, used the substance to die in May.
Euthanasia advocate, Dr Philip Nitschke, has created a private live-streaming service so he can watch in real-time as members of his euthanasia group end their lives
Both chose to privately stream their deaths to him, so he could see if it did, indeed, provide a good and timely death.
Dr Nitschke says two other Australians have promised to do the same, and he hopes there'll be others who follow suit.
The former GP says a lot is known about how the predominant euthanasia drug Nembutal works.
But the same can't be