Latest Suicides News

California man, young son dead in apparent murder-suicide

Jan. 27, 2020 8:57 PM EST

A man and his 2-year-old son were found shot to death in Northern California and detectives are investigating the deaths as a murder-suicide, authorities said. Police responded Sunday afternoon to reports of a woman screaming on a residential street in Elk Grove, the Sacramento Bee reported. When officers...

Crime scene investigators work the scene where remains of a person authorities later identified as 25-year-old Stephanie Parze of Freehold Township, N.J., was found in Old Bridge Township, N.J., Monday, Jan. 27, 2020. Authorities identified the remains found in central New Jersey as those of Parze, who disappeared from her home last fall, and investigators said Monday that a suicide note left by her ex-boyfriend supported their suspicions that he killed her. (Brian Johnston/The Asbury Park Press via AP)

Remains found in wooded area identified as missing woman

Jan. 27, 2020 5:06 PM EST

OLD BRIDGE, N.J. (AP) — Authorities identified remains found in central New Jersey as those of a woman who disappeared from her home last fall, and investigators said Monday that a suicide note left by her ex-boyfriend supported their suspicions that he killed her. The remains of Stephanie Parze, 25, of...

Police: Man accused of killing another man and himself

Jan. 27, 2020 1:03 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — A 70-year-old man was accused of fatally shooting another man in an Ohio apartment and barricading himself and a child inside before killing himself, police said Monday. Officers responding to a shooting at an apartment late Sunday found a woman outside who told them a 30-year-old man had...

Authorities: Family of 5 found dead in eastern N Carolina

Jan. 26, 2020 2:46 PM EST

VANCEBORO, N.C. (AP) — A couple and three children were found dead in their home in eastern North Carolina in what authorities say likely was a murder-suicide. Craven County Sheriff Chip Hughes told multiple media outlets that investigators found the five on Friday afternoon in their Vanceboro home. He...

Police: Man kills self after shooting 2 others, 1 fatally

Jan. 25, 2020 6:21 PM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Two men are dead after a shooting in which one man killed himself after first shooting another man and that man's adult son, Glendale police said. The shooter was a 58-year-old former business partner of the 51-year-old man whom he fatally shot Friday night in a parking lot along...

Police: Husband kills wife, self near Yakima

Jan. 25, 2020 4:49 PM EST

SELAH, Wash. (AP) — Police say a man killed his 30-year-old wife at their home near Yakima. Officers were called to the couple’s home around 1:20 a.m. Friday for a welfare check on 30-year-old Daniel Escamilla, Selah police said. The Yakima-Herald Republic reports officers found Emily Escamilla...

Authorities rule deaths of Wyoming couple as murder-suicide

Jan. 25, 2020 3:20 PM EST

ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. (AP) — The deaths of a married couple were ruled as a murder-suicide, authorities in southwest Wyoming said. Hunter Jeremy Sewell, 26, and Whitney Nicole Sewell, 29, were found dead in their home in Rock Springs on Dec. 16, Rock Springs Police Department officials said. They both died of...

FILE - This March 28, 2017, file photo, provided by the New York State Sex Offender Registry, shows Jeffrey Epstein. The warden in charge when Jeffrey Epstein ended his life in his jail cell is being moved to a leadership position at another federal correctional facility, putting him back in the field with inmates despite an ongoing investigation into the financier’s death, two people familiar with the matter told The Associated Press. (New York State Sex Offender Registry via AP, File)

AP Exclusive: Feds plan to move Epstein warden to prison job

Jan. 24, 2020 8:39 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The warden in charge when Jeffrey Epstein ended his life in his jail cell is being moved to a leadership position at another federal correctional facility, putting him back in the field with inmates despite an ongoing investigation into the financier’s death, two people familiar...

Police: Man kills pregnant ex-girlfriend and then himself

Jan. 23, 2020 5:17 PM EST

WAYNESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man armed with a knife killed his pregnant ex-girlfriend and her fetus before killing himself, authorities said. Waynesville police told news outlets that surveillance footage from a neighbor's camera showed Robert Brian King, 43, killing Cynthia Lynn Smith, 38,...

Michelle Carter leaves the Bristol County jail, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020, in Dartmouth, Mass., after serving most of a 15-month manslaughter sentence for urging her suicidal boyfriend to kill himself in 2014. The 23-year-old, released three months early for good behavior, will serve five years of probation. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Michelle Carter, of texting suicide case, freed from jail

Jan. 23, 2020 2:51 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Michelle Carter, the woman convicted of manslaughter for urging her suicidal boyfriend to kill himself in text messages that included, "Just do it, babe," was released from jail Thursday after more than three months was shaved from her sentence for good behavior. Carter, 23, walked out of the...