Suicides

FILE - In this May 13, 2004 file photo, designer Kate Spade poses with handbags and shoes from her next collection in New York. Law enforcement officials say Tuesday, June 5, 2018, that New York fashion designer Kate Spade has been found dead in her apartment in an apparent suicide. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
June 05, 2018 - 2:59 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the death of designer Kate Spade (all times local): 2:55 p.m. New York City police have confirmed that they are investigating the apparent suicide of fashion designer Kate Spade. Police Department Chief of Detectives Dermot Shea said at a news briefing Tuesday that the...
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June 05, 2018 - 9:03 am
WEST GOSHEN, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a pro wrestler fatally shot his wife inside their Pennsylvania home last week and then turned the gun on himself. West Goshen police say a preliminary investigation found Charles and Stephanie Williams died in a murder-suicide. They say the injuries indicate...
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A Scottsdale Police Department officer blocks off traffic as police surround a local hotel where a suspect wanted in several killings was staying Monday, June 4, 2018, in Scottsdale, Ariz. According to police, the suspect killed himself as police closed in on the hotel. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
June 04, 2018 - 7:00 pm
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — As police closed in, a man suspected of gunning down four people last week shot himself to death Monday, and authorities said they have linked him to two other slayings beyond those of a prominent psychiatrist, two paralegals and a marriage-and-divorce counselor. The first...
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Police work at a hotel where a suspect wanted in several killings was staying Monday, June 4, 2018, in Scottsdale, Ariz. According to police, the suspect killed himself as police closed in on the hotel. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
June 04, 2018 - 2:02 pm
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting of four professionals in the Phoenix area and the search for a suspect (all times local): 8:20 a.m. Police say a suspect in four Phoenix area homicides that happened in a three-day period killed himself as SWAT officers entered his room at an...
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May 29, 2018 - 4:16 am
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Police say a man who expressed thoughts about suicide and was briefly hospitalized has returned to a Tennessee home and fatally shot his wife, her father and her stepmother before killing himself. Officers responding to a report of gunshots on Monday afternoon found the...
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May 22, 2018 - 3:46 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Authorities say the death of a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention employee whose body was found in a river in Atlanta has been ruled a suicide. Fulton County chief medical examiner Dr. Jan Gorniak said Tuesday that Timothy Cunningham's death was a suicide by drowning. Gorniak...
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People gather by the Barnett Intermediate School where parents are gathering to pick up their children following a shooting at Santa Fe High School Friday, May 18, 2018, in Santa Fe, Texas. (Marie D. De Jesus/Houston Chronicle via AP)
May 18, 2018 - 10:21 pm
SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at a high school in Santa Fe, Texas (all times local): 9:20 p.m. A student at a Houston-area high school where 10 people were killed says it was a "perfectly normal day" before shots rang out in her art classroom. Breanna Quintanilla, a 17-year-old...
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Police forensics investigate the death of seven people in a suspected murder-suicide in Osmington, east of Margaret River, south west of Perth, Australia Friday, May 11, 2018. Seven people including four children were found dead with gunshot wounds Friday at a rural property in southwest Australia in what could be the country's worst mass shooting in 22 years, police said. (Richard Wainwright/AAP Image via AP)
May 11, 2018 - 5:56 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A family of seven including four children was found dead with gunshot wounds Friday at a rural property in southwest Australia in what could be the country's worst mass shooting in 22 years, police and media said. The children died with their mother and grandparents. The...
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FILE - In this April 3, 2017 file photo, students walk past the "Great Dome" atop Building 10 on the Massachusetts Institute of Technology campus in Cambridge, Mass. The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled Monday, May 7, 2018, that MIT cannot be held responsible for the 2009 death of graduate student Han Nugyen who killed himself. His family's lawsuit said that the school knew he was a suicide risk and could have prevented his death. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
May 07, 2018 - 2:00 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Schools can be held liable for student suicides in certain circumstances, Massachusetts' highest court said Monday in a ruling that also cleared the Massachusetts Institute of Technology of responsibility for the death of a graduate student who killed himself on campus in 2009. The...
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May 05, 2018 - 7:49 pm
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A sniper who killed himself after firing on cars and injuring people on a Georgia highway idolized the Parkland, Florida school shooting suspect, a sheriff said Saturday. A sheriff says 26-year-old landscaper Rex Whitmire Harbour of Snellville, fired at least 17 times and...
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