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Couple Dead At Wakefield Apartment Complex In Apparent Murder-Suicide

Police are investigating the death of a husband and wife at a Wakefield apartment complex in what authorities are calling a murder-suicide.

05/17/2015

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Attleboro Road Rage Suspect Commits Suicide in Jail

The man’s attorney says the Bristol County Sheriff’s Department failed to prevent the suicide.

05/07/2015

Conrad Roy. (Photo credit: Janice Roy)

DA: No Conflict For Plainville Teen Accused Of Encouraging Friend’s Suicide

Michelle Carter’s attorney says it’s impossible for her to receive a fair trial because District Attorney Thomas Quinn is the victim’s third cousin.

04/23/2015

Emma Lederman has turned to writing as a form of therapy. (WBZ-TV)

Newton Teen Hopes Story Can Help Children With Suicidal Thoughts

Emma Lederman turned to self-harm as a middle school student, but as a teenager she’s turning to writing as a way to help herself, and hopefully others.

03/11/2015

Conrad Roy. (Photo credit: Janice Roy)

Investigators Say Plainville Girl ‘Strongly Influenced’ Teen’s Suicide

The Bristol District Attorney’s office says Michelle Carter did not stop Conrad Roy from killing himself, and texted him to follow through in the minutes before his death.

02/27/2015

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Parents Of Haverhill Man Shot In Florida Seek Answers

Investigators first suspected suicide when Tim Englehardt was shot in the head at a friend’s house.

11/06/2014

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Boston Marathon Hero Raises Awareness of Suicide Prevention

September 20, 2014 Today he is known as the man with the cowboy hat who helped save lives at the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. Carlos Arredondo is a Boston Marathon hero! But, long before that […]

WBZ-TV–09/19/2014

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Army Captain Battling Cancer Takes On Veteran Suicides

Army Captain Justin Fitch, who once considered suicide, has made it his new mission to combat veteran suicides.

09/16/2014

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What Robin Williams’ Death Tells Us About Parkinson’s Disease

Williams passing has shed light on his overall health; both mental and physical.

08/14/2014

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Robin Williams’ Death Prompts New Conversation About Depression

A doctor says high profile suicides may lead to a brief increase in the number of suicides but more often encourages people to seek help.

08/13/2014

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