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1 hr ago | NBC Philadelphia

Son Accused of Killing Mom With CO in Possible Suicide Pact

A Bucks County man accused of killing his own mother with carbon monoxide from a portable generator in a possible murder-suicide pact is set to appear in court Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Bucks County, PA, Bensalem, PA

1 hr ago | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

Death of ex-Pa. energy lab official ruled suicide

The death of a former National Energy Technology Laboratory director who had been indicted by a grand jury has been ruled a suicide.

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3 hrs ago | KTRE-TV Lufkin

Body found in Newton Co. may be missing San Augustine Co. man

Chief Deputy Gary Cunningham of the San Augustine County Sheriff's Office said the body found in Newton County on Thursday afternoon is believed to be that of Allen Ray McKinney, 53. No positive ID has been made at this time, and Cunningham said they won't know for sure until the results of a DNA test come back.

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Related Topix: San Augustine, TX, San Augustine County, TX, Newton County, TX, Lufkin, TX, Splendora, TX

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

Questions surround death of former Fossil Ridge wrestler

Absolutely not," Gary Heard said Tuesday. "He had been upbeat and there was nothing in his past to indicate that he would commit suicide."

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Related Topix: Gunnison, CO

Castanet.net

Jamie Wood: 'Question mark' over L'Wren Scott's death

Ronnie Wood's stepson claims there is still a "question mark" over the death of L'Wren Scott.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Mick Jagger, The Rolling Stones, Entertainment

Daily Times

Medical report finds FIA official committed suicide

ISLAMABAD: A National Accountability Board investigating officer, who was probing the high-profile Rental Power Plants corruption case, was not tortured, rather he committed suicide, the medical review board on the Kamran Faisal case said in its report on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Pakistan, World News

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Police: Debts, discrepancies led to son's being charged in father's homicide

Suspicions raised by the son’s making inconsistent statements and keeping a credit card in his late father’s name led police to charge John Bernon Roberson Jr. with his father’s 2004 homicide , a detective testified today in Columbus Recorder’s Court.

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance

The Greenwich Daily Voice

Fairfield Police Rule Death In Hazmat Incident As A Suicide

The man who was found dead in a Fairfield home on Monday night during a Hazmat incident has been identified and his death has been ruled a suicide, Fairfield police said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Fairfield, CT, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Westport Now

Westport Assists at Fairfield Potassium Cyanide Death

Westport firefighters trained as hazmat technicians were among units from the area who asssisted Fairfield authorities tonight at the home of a man who apparently committed suicide using vials of the highly toxic potassium cyanide.

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Related Topix: Westport, CT, Fairfield, CT

Sunherald.com

Cyanide poisoning in suicide shuts neighborhood

Assistant Fire Chief George Gomola told the Connecticut Post that the unidentified man left a note warning first responders.

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Daily Kos

Midday open thread: Wisconsin GOP on secession, despicable wage thieves, suicide's smog link

According to a lawsuit filed against Wal-Mart and several of its contractors running its warehouses in Riverside County, the warehouses scrapped their hourly-pay system in 2001 in favor of a piece-rate system in which all the workers on a shift shared a set rate for every trailer they either completely loaded or unloaded.

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Related Topix: Riverside County, CA, Activism, Mark Sanford, US Governors

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Washington Post

Dvorak: Teen suicide: Adults need to listen to kids, and it's time to talk about the issue

Friends and relatives don't necessarily want to talk about it, even though suicide is the third-leading cause of death among American teens.

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Related Topix: Fairfax County, VA, McLean, VA

KOMO News

Police investigating suspicious death of Bellevue woman

Police are investigating after a woman was found dead in her apartment Sunday evening in Bellevue.

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Related Topix: Bellevue, WA

OregonLive.com

Suspect in Ontario bank robbery who committed suicide was 71, from out of state

Oregon State Police officers taped off this scene Thursday afternoon after a man being sought in connction with an Ontario bank robbery shot himself while in the cab of his pickup truck.

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Related Topix: Ontario, OR

News Shopper

Man found dead on Gravesend wasteland committed suicide

A 20-year-old man, whose body was found on derelict land near Gravesend, committed suicide, an inquest has heard.

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Psychology, Philosophy and Real Life

Teen Suicide: Understanding the Risks and Warning Signs

In some age groups, suicide accounts for more deaths than cancer, heart disease, AIDS, birth defects, stroke, pneumonia, influenza, and all the various chronic lung diseases combined.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

WISH-TV Indianapolis

Blackford Co. train incident ruled suicide

An incident involving a train in Blackford County on Sunday was ruled a suicide, Blackford County Sheriff's Office officials said on Monday.

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Related Topix: Blackford County, IN, Montpelier, IN

CBC News

Suicides of Canadian soldiers more than twice that of U.K.

Warrant Office Michael Robert McNeil's beret and medals are carried at his funeral at the Truro Armouries in Truro, N.S. on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Non-Profit

Sun Apr 13, 2014

ABC News

Charges dropped over death of Sydney teen who 'wanted to fly' after taking fake LSD

A Sydney man has been cleared of supplying a synthetic drug to a schoolmate who jumped to his death after taking it, because the drug was not illegal at the time.

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Daily Kos

The Good Old Boys of Montana and Sexual Assault

Last year there was widespread outrage when a Montana judge sentenced a former teacher who had been convicted of statutory rape to a mere 30 days in jail.

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