Latest Suicides News

Mother of missing girl transferred from hospital to jail

Nov. 21, 2019 7:16 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida woman who authorities say tried to kill herself days after reporting her 5-year-old daughter missing earlier this month has been released from the hospital and booked into jail. The Florida Times-Union reports that the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office confirmed...

Authorities: Family of 3 found dead was murder-suicide

Nov. 21, 2019 6:39 PM EST

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Authorities in Pennsylvania say a woman stabbed her parents to death before turning the weapon on herself. The Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office said Thursday that the three people found dead in an Erdenheim, Springfield Township, home was a murder-suicide....

Police: Mother took daughter from care facility, killed her

Nov. 20, 2019 5:17 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — An elderly woman who feared she was developing dementia removed her mentally disabled adult daughter from a care facility, then fatally stabbed her in a suburban St. Louis hotel before attempting to kill herself, police and relatives say. Marjorie Theleman, 78, was charged Tuesday with...

Families of inmates who died, hurt at jail seek answers

Nov. 20, 2019 10:12 AM EST

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio (AP) — Families of inmates who died or were seriously injured at a small Ohio county jail in the last year are seeking answers about what happened to their loved ones. Records obtained by The Associated Press and interviews with former inmates and family members of deceased prisoners show...

Families of inmates who died, hurt at jail seek answers

Nov. 20, 2019 6:08 AM EST

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio (AP) — Families of inmates who died or were seriously injured at a small Ohio county jail in the last year are seeking answers about what happened to their loved ones. Records obtained by The Associated Press and interviews with former inmates and family members of deceased prisoners show...

As Epstein died, guards allegedly shopped online and slept

Nov. 19, 2019 9:05 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Two jail guards responsible for monitoring Jeffrey Epstein the night he killed himself were sleeping and browsing the internet instead, according to an indictment released Tuesday charging the guards with lying on prison records to cover themselves. The grand jury indictment provides a...

The Latest: Epstein jail guards plead not guilty

Nov. 19, 2019 8:56 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on charges against two correctional officers responsible for guarding Jeffrey Epstein the night he killed himself (all times local): 4 p.m. Two jail guards charged with falsifying prison records the night Jeffrey Epstein killed himself have pleaded not guilty. A grand jury...

Police: Oklahoma double-murder suicide was domestic-related

Nov. 19, 2019 4:38 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A man confronted his ex-wife and another man in an Oklahoma Walmart parking lot, shot and killed them both through the windshield of a car then turned the gun on himself as horrified onlookers ran for cover, police said Tuesday. Duncan police identified the shooter in Monday’s...

Toyota worker’s suicide ruled work-related after harassment

Nov. 19, 2019 6:24 AM EST

TOKYO (AP) — An engineer at Toyota killed himself after being constantly ridiculed by his boss, authorities have ruled. Toyota Motor Corp. acknowledged the case after reports of the ruling emerged Tuesday. The company said it hopes to prevent further such cases and expressed condolences over the death. The...

Criminal charges expected this week against Epstein guards

Nov. 18, 2019 7:36 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two correctional officers responsible for guarding Jeffrey Epstein when he took his own life are expected to face criminal charges this week for falsifying prison records, two people familiar with the matter told The Associated Press. The federal charges could come as soon as Tuesday and...