Co-pilot had no death wish say friends

The co-pilot named in the Germanwings plane crash was Andreas Guenter Lubitz.

The 28-year-old was from Montabaur, a town in the district seat of the Westerwaldkreis in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, according to a local flight club.

Acquaintances said he was in … Read the rest

Police commissioner working on Charlie Hebdo shootings found dead

A police commissioner, who had been investigating the attack on the Charlie Hebdo magazine committed suicide with his service gun on Thursday night, French media reported.

Police commissioner Helric Fredou, who had been investigating the attack on the French weekly … Read the rest

Suspected criminal found hanged in a police cell

baby_rapeDuring the early hours of yesterday morning Sunday 26 January 2014 at about 05:00, during  a routine cell visit in the Pietermaritzburg Police Station, members found the body of an adult male hanging from an overhead burglar guards. He was Read the rest

Suicide of Cape wine farmer unconfirmed

rietvalleiReports that one of the men accused of assaulting Flippie Engelbrecht had committed suicide could not be immediately confirmed on Tuesday.

Johnny Burger, owner of Rietvallei Wine Estate, appeared in court last month for allegedly assaulting farmworkers Flippie and his … Read the rest

Suicide in KZN fitness test recounted

bleepA paramedic saw a man cutting his own throat after he failed a KwaZulu-Natal Road Traffic Inspectorate (RTI) fitness test, an inquiry heard on Monday.

“He told me he was a failure and he deserved to die,” Emergency Medical Rescue … Read the rest

More U.S. troops died by suicide than in Afghanistan combat in 2012

Suicides by active duty U.S. troops last year exceeded the number of servicemen and women killed in combat in Afghanistan. More than half of the soldiers who killed themselves had already sought help from a mental health

The statistics are … Read the rest