Police say a 12-year-old girl who was found hanged left a suicide note that spoke of being bullied online. The girl was found dead in her home Wednesday afternoon by her family.
An autopsy was conducted and the cause of death was ruled a suicide. The 57-year-old was found hanged in his jail cell late last week, after he was arrested when police caught him sleeping in a restaurant on Staten Island.
A Long Island man whose son committed suicide after he was bullied at school led the Bullying Awareness Walk Saturday.
It looks like Connecticut won’t become the fourth state in the country to allow assisted suicide, at least not this year.
The family of Tyler Clementi on Tuesday denounced remarks by a representative of the National Organization for Marriage, who brought up Clementi’s suicide in a discussion that questioned the effect of gay rights supporters on young people she characterized as having “gender confusion.”
The Islanders say they are aware of DiPietro’s comments about depression and suicide, and plan to handle the matter internally.
Police are investigating a possible attempted murder-suicide in Rockland County.
Former Yankee Roger Clemens is calling the death of country star Mindy McCready “sad news.”
Country singer Mindy McCready was found dead at her Heber Springs, Ark., home Sunday, apparently of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Rutgers University is announcing a new center named after the student who killed himself after his roommate used a webcam to see him kissing another man.
The hacker-activist group Anonymous said Saturday that it had hijacked the Web site of the U.S. Sentencing Commission so as to avenge the death of Aaron Swartz, the Internet activist who committed suicide in his Brooklyn home.
The family of Junior Seau has sued the NFL, claiming the former linebacker’s suicide was the result of brain disease caused by violent hits he sustained while playing football.
Hundreds of friends and supporters of Aaron Swartz are gathered in New York City to pay tribute to the free-information activist and online prodigy who killed himself last week.
The family of a co-founder of Reddit has blamed prosecutors for allegedly driving him to suicide, weeks before he was to go on trial on federal charges that he stole millions of scholarly articles.
With more attention being paid these days to the cumulative effects of concussions, WCBS 880 afternoon drive anchor Steve Scott spoke with former New York Giants running back Tiki Barber, who talked about his concerns for his own future health.
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