Tag: suicide

Teen Text Killer Michelle Carter Gets Released!

On Sunday, July 13, 2014 Conrad Henri Roy III died by suicide at the age of 18 with encouragement from his girlfriend, then-17-year-old Michelle Carter, via text messages. The case was the subject of a notable investigation and involuntary manslaughter trial in Massachusetts, colloquially known as the “texting suicide case“. Commonwealth v. Michelle Carter involved scores of text messages, emails, and phone calls recorded between Carter and Roy in the lead up to the latter’s […]

Orsi Family Murder/Suicide

Three people are dead and two children are injured in an apparent murder-suicide in Elmore County on Saturday, July 7, 2018. The girl’s mother, Charlene “Charley” Orsi, 44, was shot and killed by her estranged husband, Robert “Bob” Orsi, 51, as she came to the family home on Granite Drive to pick up the children, Franklin said. One of the triplets died in the incident. The couple’s 13-year-old daughter wasn’t injured. She fled to a […]

Husband Tells Wife to Close Her Eyes for Surprise, Stabs Her in The Neck!

A husband on trial for attempted murder was convicted last week of stabbing his wife in the neck after asking her to close her eyes and wait for a surprise. 34-year-old Shaun May, who faced trial at the Maidstone Crown Court in Kent, England, stabbed his wife, Laura May, in the neck in an unprovoked and sudden attack. Prosecutor Robin Griffiths told the jury that that couple had recently returned from a trip from Korea […]

Jim Jones & The Jonestown Massacre

James Warren Jones (May 13, 1931 – November 18, 1978) was an American charismatic religious cult leader who conspired with his inner circle to direct a mass suicide and mass murder of his followers in the remote jungle of Jonestown, Guyana. He was the founder and leader of the Peoples Temple, which he started in his home state of Indiana during the 1950s. He was officially ordained in 1956 by the Independent Assemblies of God […]

Seasonal Park Ranger Stories

I am a seasonal ranger for my local forest district. Despite the fact that I live in a fairly suburban area, the forest preserves still make up 12% of the county, with much of the property being heavily wooded…not far out wilderness but pretty secluded in some areas. Being a seasonal employee, I have been on the job for a bit over a month now but in my short time here I have found: The […]

The Cecil Hotel

The Cecil hotel has been the site of several murders and notable deaths in years prior. By the 1960’s so many people had committed suicide or been murdered at the Cecil that it was being called “The Suicide” in lieu of its proper name. The Australian serial killer, Jack Unterweger was a resident for a while in 1991. In 1985 the Nightstalker, serial killer Richard Ramirez also lived at The Cecil. The hotel is widely […]

Dr. Jack Kevorkian

Dr. Jack Kevorkian, the medical pathologist who willfully helped dozens of terminally ill people end their lives, becoming the central figure in a national drama surrounding assisted suicide, died on Friday in Royal Oak., Mich. He was 83. He was born Murad Kevorkian in Pontiac, Mich., on May 26, 1928, the second of three children and the only son born to Levon and Satenig Kevorkian, Armenian refugees. His father founded and owned a small excavation company. […]