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News on Suicide continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

2 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Youth suicide rate falls by a quarter, but elderly rate rises

New Zealand's youth suicide rate has dropped by a quarter - but suicides among the elderly are rising as old people are increasingly isolated from their families.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers

6 hrs ago | Houston Press

HPD Confirms Identity, Investigation Into Officer Who Committed Suicide

The Houston Police Department has identified the officer who shot and killed himself on Tuesday as Senior Police Officer Rudolph Farias, a 21 year veteran of the force.

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11 hrs ago | Darlington and Stockton Times

Girlfriend of drowned man killed herself, inquest finds

THE broken-hearted girlfriend of a man who drowned in Laos took her own life months later, an inquest heard.

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Related Topix: North Yorkshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Durham County, England

15 hrs ago | Dudleynews.co.uk

Last chance for creative borough residents to enter art competition

CREATIVE borough residents with an experience of mental health issues have just days left to enter a competition, which encourages them to express themselves through art.

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Related Topix: Depression, Health

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Canada.com

Surrey woman sentenced to 10 years in prison for killing friend in suicide pact

A Surrey woman who pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the death of her best friend, who she stabbed 41 times, has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.

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Related Topix: Canada, Drugs

WIBA-AM Madison

Man pleads not guilty in wife's decades-old death

Pamela Reinwand was 19 when she died from a gunshot wound to the head in 1984. The death was ruled a suicide, but family members, as well as inmates housed with Joseph Reinwand, have since told authorities they'd heard him confess.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin Rapids, WI, Violent Crime

Star Tribune

Family of Rutgers University student who committed suicide in 2010 receives gay pride award

The mother and brother of an 18-year-old Rutgers University student who committed suicide days after his roommate publicized details of his relationship with another man have received a gay pride award.

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Related Topix: Rutgers University

NewsOK.com

Oregon DA: Sleeping man killed by drive-by gunfire

Authorities on the southern Oregon coast say a man apparently committed suicide after firing shots as he drove by a beach parking lot, hitting at least five vehicles and killing a man believed to have been asleep in one of them.

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Related Topix: Coos County, OR

Redwood Times

David Letterman offers touching Robin Williams tribute

David Letterman paid tribute Monday to his friend of 38 years, Robin Williams, who committed suicide last week at his Tiburon home.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Mork and Mindy, Entertainment, Television, Late Show With David Letterman, Comedy Movies, Jumanji, Family, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Celebrities, Robin Williams, David Letterman

CBS Atlanta

Will Smith performs with DJ Jazzy Jeff in Vegas

Don Pardo, who was the voice of Saturday Night Live for nearly four decades, died in his sleep Monday at his home in Arizona, The Associated Press reports.

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Tri-cityherald.com

South Africa repatriates journalist's remains

The remains of Nat Nakasa were expected to arrive Tuesday in the coastal city of Durban, where he will be reburied, South Africa's arts and culture ministry said.

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Related Topix: World News, South Africa,

Mail & Guardian

Oriani-Ambrosini committed suicide after long illness

IFP MP Mario Oriani-Ambrosini 'decided to end his suffering' after battling stage four lung cancer for over a year, his family said in a statement.

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Related Topix: Inkatha Freedom Party (South Africa)

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Washington Post

Tibetan groups say 2 dead after police shooting

Two people have died in a Tibetan region of southwestern China after they were injured by police gunfire while protesting the detention of a local leader, overseas Tibetan rights groups said.

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Related Topix: World News

WLWT-TV Cincinnati

Inbox 5: Robin Williams and suicide

WELCOME TO THIS WEEK'S INBOX FIVE. THE DEFINITION OF SILVER LINING IS TO FOCUS ON THE GOOD THAT COMES OUT OF A BAD SITUATION.

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Related Topix: Television

Science Daily

Prioritizing suicide research can help lead to fewer suicide attempts, deaths

Suicide experts recommend research into early behavioral detection, interventions, use of mass media, and other areas, researchers report.

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Related Topix: Preventive Medicine, Medicine

WHAS11

Iowa mom seeks change after gay son rejected as eye donor

Sheryl Moore hoped at least in death the insults to her son would stop. Her son, A.J. Betts, took his own life in July 2013 in part, she believes, because of an unrelenting barrage of high school bullying about the 16-year-old's sexual orientation and race.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration

Sunherald.com

Recent editorials published in Nebraska newspapers

Few deaths have been felt more deeply by more people than that of Robin Williams, who spent his life making other people happy only to fall victim to his own misery.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Opinion

KRVN-AM Lexington

New Zealander Reveals Private "Bucket List" Message from Robin Williams

Days after Robin Williams apparently took his own life, a New Zealander revealed his wife received a private message from the Oscar winner to try to raise her spirits.

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Related Topix: Short, Comedy Movies, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Jack, Celebrities, New Zealand, Oceania, Robin Williams, World News

The Toronto Star

Toronto Police officer's suicide still raising questions for mother five months later

The grieving mother of a Toronto police officer who took his own life in March is still desperate to read the suicide note investigators are keeping secret from her five months later.

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Related Topix: PC

Sun Aug 17, 2014

CNews

Teen commits suicide after Internet blackmail

A 19-year-old Quebec man committed suicide after being blackmailed for $4,000 on social media by a bogus girl who convinced him to pose naked performing sex acts.

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Related Topix: Canada, Startups, Facebook

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