Consensual homicide

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Consensual homicide refers to a case when one person kills another, with the consent of the person being killed.wikipedia
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Sharon Lopatka homicide

Sharon LopatkaRobert Frederick Glass
In 1996 a Maryland entrepreneur named Sharon Lopatka arranged for her own torture and strangulation over the Internet.
Sharon Rina Lopatka (September 20, 1961 – October 1996) was an Internet entrepreneur in Hampstead, Maryland, United States, who was killed in a case of apparent consensual homicide.

Armin Meiwes

Bernd Jürgen Armando BrandesBernd Jürgen BrandesThe Meiwes Case
In 2001, Armin Meiwes from Germany was found to have murdered and cannibalized a willing victim he found over the internet.
Armin Meiwes (born December 1, 1961) is a German former computer repair technician who achieved international notoriety for killing and eating a voluntary victim whom he had found via the Internet.

Consent

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Consensual homicide refers to a case when one person kills another, with the consent of the person being killed.

Maryland

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In 1996 a Maryland entrepreneur named Sharon Lopatka arranged for her own torture and strangulation over the Internet.

Entrepreneurship

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In 1996 a Maryland entrepreneur named Sharon Lopatka arranged for her own torture and strangulation over the Internet.

Torture

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In 1996 a Maryland entrepreneur named Sharon Lopatka arranged for her own torture and strangulation over the Internet.

Strangling

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In 1996 a Maryland entrepreneur named Sharon Lopatka arranged for her own torture and strangulation over the Internet.

Internet

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In 1996 a Maryland entrepreneur named Sharon Lopatka arranged for her own torture and strangulation over the Internet.

Germany

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In 2001, Armin Meiwes from Germany was found to have murdered and cannibalized a willing victim he found over the internet.

Murder

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In 2001, Armin Meiwes from Germany was found to have murdered and cannibalized a willing victim he found over the internet.

Cannibalism

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In 2001, Armin Meiwes from Germany was found to have murdered and cannibalized a willing victim he found over the internet.

Mass media

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These two cases attracted considerable media attention.

Party (law)

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Beyond their lurid sexual details, both cases introduce paradoxes about the respective responsibility of the parties, the legal differences between consensual homicide and suicide.

Suicide

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Beyond their lurid sexual details, both cases introduce paradoxes about the respective responsibility of the parties, the legal differences between consensual homicide and suicide.

Hiroshi Maeue

In 2005, Japan, Hiroshi Maeue lured three people via the internet with promises to assist in their suicides, and strangled them.

Seppuku

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* Seppuku, the traditional Japanese method of suicide, in many cases works as consensual homicide.

Kaishakunin

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The assistant, called a kaishakunin, performs a mercy kill on the samurai committing suicide.

Pedro Almodóvar

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Consensual mutual homicide of a male-female couple is the theme of Pedro Almodóvar's movie Matador.

Matador (film)

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Consensual mutual homicide of a male-female couple is the theme of Pedro Almodóvar's movie Matador.

Bullfighter

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The word "matador" is traditionally used for bullfighters (also a theme of the movie), but literally means "killer".

Dark Places (novel)

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Consensual homicide is also a theme in the 2009 novel Dark Places, written by Gillian Flynn.

Gillian Flynn

Consensual homicide is also a theme in the 2009 novel Dark Places, written by Gillian Flynn.

Internet homicide

Craigslist KillerRichard BeasleyCraigslist killings
Depending on the venue used, other terms used in the media are Internet chat room killer, Craigslist killer, Facebook serial killer. Internet homicide can also be part of an Internet suicide pact or consensual homicide.

Feminists for Life

Feminists for Life of America
FFL describes its broader vision as opposing all forms of violence, which it considers "inconsistent with the core feminist principles of justice, non-violence and non-discrimination", including the death penalty, assisted suicide, euthanasia, infanticide and child abuse.