Suicides

August 21, 2018 - 9:52 am
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A Texas sheriff's deputy who was jailed on charges alleging that he sexually assaulted a 4-year-old girl and threatened her mother with deportation has died from an apparent suicide. The Bexar (bayr) County sheriff's office says 47-year-old Jose Nunez died Monday at the jail in...
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August 18, 2018 - 9:11 pm
ELMONT, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a husband and wife have died in a murder-suicide on Long Island. Nassau County police responded to a 911 call reporting shots fired in Elmont around 11:30 a.m. Saturday. The officers found a man and woman with gunshot wounds. Both were pronounced dead at the scene...
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FILE - In this Oct. 3, 2000 file photo, actress Margot Kidder, who dated former Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau, arrives for his funeral at Notre-Dame Basilica in Montreal. Kidder's daughter says the Superman actress' death has been ruled a suicide. Maggie McGuan told The Associated Press Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, that she knew her mother died by suicide when she was brought to Kidder's house in May 2018, and that it is a big relief to have the truth out. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
August 08, 2018 - 8:10 pm
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — "Superman" actress Margot Kidder's death has been ruled a suicide, and her daughter said Wednesday it's a relief to finally have the truth out. Kidder, who played Lois Lane opposite Christopher Reeve's Superman in her most famous role, was found by a friend in her Montana home...
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August 08, 2018 - 1:02 pm
VALHALLA, N.Y. (AP) — A man shot a patient to death in her bed at a suburban New York hospital Wednesday and then killed himself, police said. Police were trying to determine the connection between the two, who were found in a fourth-floor room after gunfire rang out around 9:40 a.m. at Westchester...
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This undated photo provided by the Houston Police Department shows Joseph James Pappas. Authorities on Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018, identified a man who they believe gunned down one of former President George H.W. Bush's doctors last month as Pappas, the son of a woman who died while the doctor was operating on her more than 20 years ago. (Texas Department of Public Safety/Houston Police Department via AP)
August 03, 2018 - 6:12 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — A man accused of killing one of former President George H.W. Bush's doctors fatally shot himself during a confrontation with authorities in Houston on Friday morning, the city's police chief said. Joseph James Pappas, 62, was accused of shooting Dr. Mark Hausknecht on July 20, while...
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Police officers stand in front of a building where there was a shooting with multiple fatalities in the Queens borough of New York, Tuesday, July 31, 2018. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
July 31, 2018 - 2:43 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York murder-suicide that left four people dead, including a 6-year-old boy and his Dutch mother, may have stemmed from a trans-Atlantic custody fight. The boy and his mother were found dead of gunshot wounds in a Queens apartment on Monday night, along with a second woman and...
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July 30, 2018 - 6:39 am
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say former World Wrestling Entertainment star Brian Christopher Lawler has died after attempting suicide in his jail cell. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says the 46-year-old son of WWE Hall of Fame wrestler Jerry "The King" Lawler was found hanging in his...
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Robstown Chief of Police Erasmo Flores speaks at a news conference, Saturday, July 28, 2018 in Robstown, Texas. Texas authorities say five people have been killed following separate shootings that included a nursing home in a Corpus Christi suburb. Robstown City Secretary Herman Rodriguez says via Twitter that three people were killed Friday following a shooting at the Retama Manor nursing home. Two additional men were found dead in a home linked to that shooting. (Courtney Sacco/Corpus Christi Caller-Times via AP)
July 28, 2018 - 6:53 pm
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Police were trying to determine a motive Saturday after they said a man fatally shot four family members at two locations, including his father and stepfather inside a Texas nursing home before killing himself there too. Richard Starryson fatally shot himself inside...
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In this July 22, 2018, photo, South Korean lawmaker Roh Hoe-chan arrives after visiting the U.S. at Incheon International Airport in Incheon, South Korea. The prominent liberal South Korean politician embroiled in a corruption scandal has been found dead in a possible suicide. (Han Jong-chan/Yonhap via AP)
July 23, 2018 - 6:06 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A prominent liberal South Korean politician embroiled in a corruption scandal was found dead on Monday, police said, in what appeared to be one of the country's highest-profile suicides in recent years. The body of three-term lawmaker Roh Hoe-chan of the small opposition...
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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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