Christian Rossiter


Age: 49

Australian quadriplegic activist who on a landmark "right to die" legal case in August 2009 to starve himself to death by preventing his caregivers from feeding him through a stomach tube, who suffered from a series of debilitating injuries that left him with limited foot movement since 1988 and had not started his fast but refused antibiotics and other medical treatments in a case that some described as a major victory for end-of-life proponents.

Cause of Death: After a chest infection

Born: circa 1960

Died: September 21, 2009

Perth, Australia