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2 Arrested In FL Suicide Case of Rebecca Sedwick

Two arrests have been made in the case of Rebecca Ann Sedwick’s death, the 12-year-old girl from Lakeland, FL who killed herself last month after being bullied. The female juveniles, a 14-year-old and a 12-year old, were both arrested Monday …

Rebecca Sedwick Suicide: 2 Bullies Arrested
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Last month, 12 year old Rebecca Sedwick messaged a friend and told him, “I’m jumping and I can’t take it anymore.” Following that message, Sedwick went to a nearby silo and jumped, ending her life. This morning, police in Polk …

Ariel Castro Commits Suicide in Cell
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According to spokeswoman for the Ohio Department of Corrections, JoEllen Smith, 53-year-old, Ariel Castro, was found hanging in his cell at the Correctional Reception Centre in Orient Ohio, at approximately 9:20 p.m. on Tuesday. Castro had been sentenced to life …

“Rizzoli & Isles” Star Commits Suicide
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Rizzoli & Isles star, Lee Thompson Young has died from an apparent suicide. The 29-year-old actor’s body was found in his apartment by police after Young did not show up on the set of Rizzoli & Isles Monday morning. Police …

UPDATE: Gia Allemand’s Mom Speaks Out

Gia Allemand, 29, the late ‘Bachelor’ sweetheart whose caring and sweet nature made America fall in love with her, will be laid to rest in her hometown of Queens, New York, according to statements made by her mother yesterday. Gia’s …

Dead Patient Wakes To Doctors Harvesting Her Organs

It was like something out of a B horror movie. Caroline Burns opened her eyes and looked around. The first thing she saw were the operating room lights above her. Doctors were busy — busy on her. Someone noticed that …

Child Molester Kills Himself in Court With Cyanide
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It was like a scene out of a spy thriller. Steve Parsons of Maryville, Missouri, was absolutely not going to jail. Parsons, age 48, had been accused of forcible sodomy of a 14-year-old girl. He was having his day in …

Teen Fitness Linked to Lower Suicide Risks, Shows Study

A new study has found that being fit as a teenager could be linked to a reduced risk of suicide as an adult. Researchers at the University of Gothenburg looked at a study of over 1.1 million Swedish men born …

Siri Gets Serious About Suicidal Statements Siri Gets Serious About Suicidal Statements
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Siri has just received an update that aims to help those pondering suicide by directing them to a suicide prevention hotline. Tell Siri that you want to die or that you want to commit suicide, here’s what she’ll tell you: …

“Suicide Bridge”: Barrier Idea Gets Mixed Reviews
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A so-called “suicide bridge” in Portland, Oregon has seen no fewer than 17 deaths in the last ten years, a heartbreaking number that seems too high to be true. Now, those who live near the landmark are proposing that the …

Paris Jackson Survives Suicide Attempt

Paris Jackson, daughter of late pop star Michael Jackson, has reportedly attempted suicide. According to a TMZ report, Jackson was rushed to a hospital at around 2 am Wednesday morning. The report cites an unnamed source “connected to the emergency …

Jumper Kills 5-Year-Old, Lands On Top Of Her After Suicide Attemp
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South Korea has a problem with rampant suicide in their country, with it being the leading cause of death among 15-24 demographic. While this is a sad fact in and of itself, one suicide became an even more heartbreaking tragedy. …

Houston Airport Shooting Ends in Suicide, Note and Facebook Posts Left Behind
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A man fired multiple shots from a handgun in Bush Intercontinental Airport on Thursday before committing suicide. No one but the shooter was injured. Houston’s KHOU news is reporting that the man was 29-year-old Carnell Moore from Beaumont, Texas. The …

School Shooting In Cincinnati: Student Shoots Self At La Salle High School
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Update: In a press conference, it was said that the student is “fighting for his life”. According to reports, a high school student at La Salle High School in Cincinnati shot himself this morning. The story is still developing, but …

Father Kills Son, Self in Pennsylvania Murder-Suicide

As Lamar Odom can attest, child custody arrangements are often contentious and exhausting. The stress involved is enough to engender harsh feelings, but one Pennsylvania man has taken his hatred much further. The Altoona Mirror is reporting that Kenneth Ayers …

Hospice Murder-Suicide Rocks Pennsylvania Community
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An elderly man and woman in Allentown, Pennsylvania are dead, following a murder-suicide. CBS is reporting that 86-year-old Elwood Osman shot his 83-year-old wife while she was lying in bed in the hospice wing of Lehigh Valley Hospital on Tuesday, …

Kurt Cobain’s Birthday Widely Celebrated In The Twitterverse
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Today is Kurt Cobain’s birthday. The Nirvana frontman was born on this day in 1967, which would would make him 46 years old, had he not committed suicide. He died on April 5, 1994, at the height of his career, …

Aaron Swartz’ Charges Officially Dropped By Justice Department [Report] Aaron Swartz’ Charges Officially Dropped By Justice Department [Report]

Programmer and Internet activist Aaron Swartz was found dead in a Brooklyn apartment on Friday after hanging himself. It’s been the talk of the Internet all weekend and into Monday. Today, The Hill is reporting that the Justice Department has …

Aaron Swartz’ Loved Ones: Suicide Product Of Justice System Aaron Swartz’ Loved Ones: Suicide Product Of Justice System
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As you may know, Aaron Swartz, who developed RSS 1.0 and founded Infogami, which merged with reddit in the popular social news site’s early days, was found dead after hanging himself at 26 years old. Swartz had been in some …

Freddy E, Rapper and YouTube Star, Live-Tweets His Suicide Freddy E, Rapper and YouTube Star, Live-Tweets His Suicide
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There’s not a whole lot you can say about this, except that it’s incredibly sad. Seattle-based rapper and YouTube star (JERKTV) Frederick Eugene Buhl, better known as Freddy E, has taken his own life. Not only that, but he broadcast …

Bing Beats Google, If You’re Looking to Kill Yourself [UPDATED] Bing Beats Google, If You’re Looking to Kill Yourself [UPDATED]
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UPDATE: I’ve received the following statement from Bing: “In some cases we do prioritize the hotline and we’re reviewing the guidelines for instant answers related to this type of query,” says Stefan Weitz, Senior Director, Bing. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: Earlier this …