Barbara Eckersley, who is on trial for the murder of her mother in a southern highlands nursing home, has told the Goulburn court she never discussed euthanasia in the context of her mother.
- Barbara Eckersley is charged with murdering her mother by mixing sedative drugs into her food at an aged care facility
- Ms Eckersley denies the charge and says she only used the drugs to ease her mother’s pain, not to euthanase her
- The court heard the family did not believe mother Mary White was dying, but Ms Eckerlsey believed she had no quality of life
Acclaimed scientist Dr Mary White died in August 2018.
The day before her death, Ms Eckersley had laced her food with crushed temazepam tablets and on the day of her death she put…