Suicides

July 20, 2018 - 7:19 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — An 84-year-old North Carolina man with dementia has been cleared in his wife's shooting death more than two years ago. The Charlotte Observer reported a judge dropped charges Thursday against Jim Norris, after two medical experts said he would never be able to stand trial...
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July 11, 2018 - 5:20 am
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The mother and father of a 4-year-old Georgia boy who found a loaded gun and fatally shot himself have been indicted. The Augusta Chronicle reports that a Richmond County grand jury indicted 27-year-old Justin W. Foss Sr. on felony murder and possessing a firearm while being a...
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July 04, 2018 - 5:18 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The chairman of South Korea's Asiana Airlines has apologized for inflight meal service disruptions and a reported suicide at a meal supplier. Park Sam-koo, chairman of the country's second-largest air carrier, said he felt a moral responsibility after the boss of the...
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India Police next the house where 11 bodies were found in Burari village, north Delhi, India, Sunday, July 1, 2018. Ten bodies, blindfolded by cotton and pieces of cloth, were found hanging from an iron grill used as a ventilator in the home's courtyard, while the body of a 70-year-old woman was lying on the floor of the house, said a police official who spoke on condition of anonymity, in line with department policy. (AP Photo/Rishabh R. Jain)
July 01, 2018 - 10:42 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — Police in India's capital said they found 11 bodies at a home under mysterious circumstances on Sunday, including 10 that were blindfolded and hanging. The victims were all from the same family and most had lived in the home where they were found in Burari village in the northern...
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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Texas Department of Public Safety shows Devin Patrick Kelley. An autopsy released Thursday, June 28, 2018, by the Travis County Medical Examiner's Office, confirmed that Kelley, who killed more than two dozen people at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas last year, died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. (Texas Department of Public Safety via AP, File)
June 29, 2018 - 8:35 am
SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (AP) — The gunman responsible for the deadliest mass shooting in Texas history died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound and also had drugs in his system, according to an autopsy report released Thursday. Devin Patrick Kelley, 26, opened fire during church services on the...
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FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2016, file photo, Washington State quarterback Tyler Hilinski (3) runs onto the field with his teammates before an NCAA college football game against Idaho, in Pullman, Wash. The family of the Washington State University football player who died of suicide in January said the 21-year-old quarterback had extensive brain damage that's been linked to concussions from playing the sport. Tyler Hilinski was found dead in his apartment with a gunshot wound and a suicide note on Jan. 16. Mark and Kym Hilinski told NBC's "Today" show on Tuesday, June 26, 2018, that the Mayo Clinic did an autopsy of their son's brain.(AP Photo/Young Kwak, File)
June 26, 2018 - 12:00 pm
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — The family of the Washington State football player who died of suicide in January said the 21-year-old quarterback had extensive brain damage that's been linked to concussions from playing the sport. Tyler Hilinski was found dead in his apartment with a gunshot wound and a...
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This combination of 2004 and 2016 file photos shows fashion designer Kate Spade and chef Anthony Bourdain in New York. The deaths of Spade and Bourdain last week are causing some journalists to re-evaluate how suicide is reported, in an attempt to be mindful of the danger of copycats. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, Andy Kropa/Invision)
June 13, 2018 - 5:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The deaths of designer Kate Spade and celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain have caused media organizations to look at how they cover suicide and whether more could be done to prevent copycat killings, without neglecting the duty to report news. Several outlets have publicized the 1-800-...
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Singer Bono of U2 performs during a concert at the Apollo Theater hosted by SiriusXM on Monday, June 11, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP
June 12, 2018 - 9:47 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U2 frontman Bono honored the late Anthony Bourdain toward the end of the band's special performance at the Apollo Theater in Harlem. Bono spoke of losing a "lot of inspiring, useful people" over the past few years "who gave up on their own life" alluding to the apparent suicides of...
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Orlando Police Chief John Mina arrives at an afternoon news conference during a hostage standoff Monday, June 11, 2018, in Orlando, Fla. Police said a man suspected of battering his girlfriend shot a police officer late Sunday and barricaded himself inside an apartment with several young children. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
June 12, 2018 - 6:38 am
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A man accused of battering his girlfriend shot an officer and barricaded himself in a Florida apartment, where police ultimately discovered that he killed the four children he had been holding hostage before killing himself, a police chief said. Orlando police Chief John Mina...
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June 09, 2018 - 10:26 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — U.S. authorities have confirmed that a Honduran man was found dead in a Texas jail cell of an "apparent suicide" last month, but made no mention of details in a Washington Post report that the man was enraged after his wife and son were separated from him. U.S. Customs and Border...
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