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UPDATE: Gia Allemand’s Mom Speaks Out 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 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 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 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 “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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 …

Termites Workers Become Suicide Bombers In Old Age Termites Workers Become Suicide Bombers In Old Age

I hope you never have the unfortunate experience of owning a house that’s infested with termites. The little buggers are hard to kill and they can eat through wood like nothing else. Need I mention that they are also pretty …

Uconn Gunman Commits Suicide Following Standoff Uconn Gunman Commits Suicide Following Standoff
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The Uconn gunman who was spotted on campus Monday afternoon took his own life after a tense all-night standoff with local authorities. After communications broke down with police, the man, whose name has not been released to the public, shot …

Millionaire Arsonist Found Guilty, Drops Dead in Courtroom Millionaire Arsonist Found Guilty, Drops Dead in Courtroom

Michael Marin was found guilty of arson in an Arizona courtroom yesterday, then fell to the floor in convulsions before dying. Prosecutors at the trial claimed that in 2009 the man set his multi-million dollar mansion on fire before making …

Junior Seau’s Brain to Be Examined for Injuries: Twitter Reacts Junior Seau’s Brain to Be Examined for Injuries: Twitter Reacts

The family of football great Junior Seau, who died earlier this week from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the chest, has requested that doctors study the legend’s brain for signs of trauma and injury. Repeated blows to the head can …