During the funeral of Tom Schweich, a GOP gubenatorial candidate who committed suicide shortly after learning of a "whisper campaign" accusing him of being Jewish, former US Senator John Danforth (R-MO) condemned the political "bullying" that led to his death.
Ex-U.S. Senator John Danforth (R) was the political mentor of Missouri State Auditor Tom Schweich (R), who committed suicide last week. In his eulogy today at Schweich's funeral, Danforth called out John Hancock, head of the state GOP, for the anti-Semitic whispering campaign which preceded Schweich's death.
Prosecutors charge that an 18-year-old Massachusetts girl committed involuntary manslaughter by encouraging her friend to commit suicide. 48 Hours correspondent Michelle Sigona reports.
Grief counselors were being sent to schools throughout an Orange County school district Tuesday, a day after a teacher apparently committed suicide in a classroom and her body was found by students and faculty.
Does foreshadowing count as clunky if it seems inelegant in hindsight? I don’t know how to feel about what — looking back on this episode — reads like a forced conversation about the novelist’s friend who committed suicide. In Scorpio, the character based on this friend died of AIDS. Why... More »
PLACENTIA, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California teacher who committed suicide by hanging herself in her classroom was a well-liked 31-year-old photography instructor, authorities said Monday. Students arriving at El Dorado High School found Jillian Jacobson's classroom door locked, Placentia police Lt. Show More Summary
Submitted by Doug French via Mises Canada blog, “They were people with great dignity,” Ivo Costamagna said of his neighbors who committed suicide in 2013. Romeo Dionisi, 62, and Anna Maria Sopranzi, 68, hanged themselves after Ms. Sopranzi’s pension evaporated. Show More Summary
Psychologists say that the things that happen to us when we are young stay with us forever, something that’s probably going to be the case for a group of teenage students who arrived to their first period class Monday morning to find...Show More Summary
Students at a California high school reportedly found their teacher hanging from the classroom ceiling on Monday morning in what was described as a suicide. According to The Orange County Register, the 31-year-old woman was discovered in an El Dorado High School classroom by students and faculty at...
Mother Committed Suicide After Murdering Her Handicapped Daughter ‘Ere come di hotstepper… Via DailyMail A mother fatally shot her wheelchair-bound teenage daughter before turning the gun on herself in an alleged murder-suicide. Police were alerted to the incident after the
In the latest development in the ongoing case of Michelle Carter, the Massachusetts teenager who encouraged her peer, Roy Conrad III, to commit suicide, the young woman’s parents are now speaking out, claiming their daughter is not the...Show More Summary
Chris Johnson Suicide A 22-year-old football player for Duquesne and formerly the University of Florida has passed away. Authorities say Chris Johnson died Friday from a self-inflicted gun shot wound. CBS Sports reports: Former Florida Gators special teams standout and
A Massachusetts teenager is facing involuntary manslaughter charges after police say she encouraged her friend to commit suicide.
A Massachusetts teen, Michelle Carter, was charged with involuntary manslaughter after police say she encouraged her friend Conrad Roy III to commit suicide. Following Conrad’s death, Carter became the center of attention as she sponsored charity events in the dead teen’s honor. Show More Summary
The Islamic State killer better known as Jihadi John was so panic-stricken after being accosted by British intelligence in 2010 that he considered committing suicide, it has been revealed. According to a Daily Mail report, the ISIS extremist who has now been identified as Mohammed Emwazi, wrote an email to Mail On Sunday, explaining his […]
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A high school senior in Plainville, Massachusetts, has been indicted for involuntary manslaughter for allegedly urging a friend to commit suicide. Michelle Carter, 18, is accused of urging Conrad Roy III, 18, to kill himself before he died of carbon monoxide poisoning while idling a truck last July in the parking lot of a Fairhaven Kmart. Show More Summary
Massachusetts Teen Charged With Manslaughter For Encouraging Boy’s Suicide REALLY??? Via HuffingtonPost An 18-year-old honors student is accused of encouraging her friend to commit suicide. Michelle Carter of Plainville, Massachusetts is charged with manslaughter for her alleged role in the
"... and that’s what they’re trying to do here."Asked if they thought [17-year-old Michelle] Carter’s messages convinced [18-year-old Conrad] Roy to kill himself, his grandfather Conrad Roy Sr. said, “Her texts had a big influence on what happened.”
Mykhailo Chechetov, former deputy head of the Party of Regions parliament faction in the time of the president Viktor Yanukovych, killed himself jumping out of the window of his apartment at 17 floor in Kyiv on the night of Feb. 27. Chechetov was under house arrest and wore an electronic bracelet as he was charged […]