All posts tagged "suicide"

  • Hwaesong
    4 dead after another shooting spree in S. Korea

    HWASEONG, South Korea (Yonhap) — Three people were dead on Friday after a gunman armed with a hunting rifle opened fire inside a home in this city south of Seoul before killing himself, authorities said. Police said...

    • Posted February 27, 2015
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  • (Korea Times file)
    Suicide from ‘English stress’ ruled as industrial mishap

    By Lee Kyung-min The family of a worker who committed suicide after suffering depression due to his inability to learn English is entitled to state compensation, the Supreme Court ruled recently. The highest court overturned the lower...

    • Posted February 9, 2015
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  • Police investigate the Koreatown apartment where a man allegedly murdered his parents then committed suicide. (Courtesy of KABC)
    LA family victim of murder-suicide in Koreatown apartment

    LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The Los Angeles County coroner’s office today released the names of two of the three people found dead over the weekend inside a Koreatown apartment, where a double murder-suicide is believed to have occurred. One of...

    • Posted February 2, 2015
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  • coroner
    Two Koreans identified in Las Vegas murder-suicide case

    Police found a 23-year-old woman and a 26-year-old man dead in a Las Vegas home on Jan. 15. Authorities identified the two bodies on Monday as Lee Ji-yeon and Lee Won-jae, respectively. After reviewing evidence from the...

    • Posted January 20, 2015
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  • On July 11, 2014, two high school girls almost simultaneously attempting to jump off the Mapo Bridge were rescued by police. (Newsis)
    2 Korean teenagers jump off bridge together after meeting at suicide cafe

    Two South Korean teenage girls who met at an online suicide cafe jumped off a bridge into the Han River but were rescued alive Tuesday, Yonhap reported. According to Seoul Gwangjin Police Station Wednesday, the girls, 19-year-old...

    • Posted January 15, 2015
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  • seattle
    [THE SEATTLE TIMES] After 3 months in hospital, Korean American woman heads to jail on murder charge

    — After spending nearly three months at Harborview Medical Center, a 55-year-old Central Kitsap County woman was booked into jail Wednesday night, accused of fatally stabbing her husband and then setting their house on fire Aug....

    • Posted December 2, 2014
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  • Robin Williams
    Robin Williams’ death confirmed to be a suicide by hanging

    LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Robin Williams’ star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was transformed into a memorial today, while the Marin County coroner’s office confirmed the Oscar-winning actor and comedian apparently committed suicide by hanging. The Hollywood Historic Trust...

    • Posted August 12, 2014
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