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Suicide

UPDATE: Friday's double murder-suicide victims' names released

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video The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office is releasing more information on the three people killed in the Plantation Village Retirement Community Friday. Full story...
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Man drives into Snow's Cut in apparent suicide attempt

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videoA man is OK after apparently trying to commit suicide by driving into the Snow's Cut Waterway, according to investigators. Full story...
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Prison inmate commits suicide

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Inmate Joseph Hollar #0187972 died this morning after an apparent suicide at New Hanover Correctional Center, a minimum-security state prison for men. Shortly before 10:30 this morning, an inmate notified a correctional officer that Hollar was in distress in a dormitory bathroom. Full story...
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Detectives investigating murder-suicide in Tabor City

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video Two people are dead in Columbus County after what investigators say was a murder-suicide. The Columbus County Sheriff's Office says it was called to Spivey Road near Tabor City around 8:30 a.m. after the three children who live here could not make contact with their parents. Full story...
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CFCC students raise awareness about suicide prevention

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videoStudents in the CFCC Psychology Club were out on the street today to raise awareness for suicide prevention. Full story...
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Victim's son says fight over money for house led to Pender murder-suicide

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videoA Pender County woman is dead, and so is the man investigators say killed her. The call originally came in as a house fire, but when responders arrived to the home on Little Kelly Road in Rocky Point last night, they found the body of Myrle Carr inside. Full story...
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Retired NASCAR driver Dick Trickle dead of apparent suicide

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Retired racecar driver Richard "Dick" Trickle, 71, died Thursday from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to Lincoln County officials. Full story...
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Marine sought in baby's death kills himself

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Authorities are scheduled to discuss the details after a U.S. Marine wanted for questioning in the death of his 11-month-old child was found dead. Full story...
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2012 military suicides hit record high of 349

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The Associated Press has learned that suicides in the US military surged to a record 349 last year. That far exceeds the 295 American combat deaths in Afghanistan in 2012 and compares with 301 military suicides in 2011. Full story...
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Investigators say Normandy Drive shooting was murder-suicide

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New Hanover County Sheriff's Detectives now say the shooting death of two people earlier this week was a murder/suicide. Full story...
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Victim in murder-suicide posted warning on Facebook

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The victim of an apparent murder-suicide in Jacksonville warned his family something might happen to him just hours before his death. Full story...
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Update: Autopsy confirms single gunshot killed Sunset Beach mom

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Brunswick County detectives are still investigating the death of Megan Tysinger, but the autopsy has confirmed that a single shot resulted in her death. Full story...
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Investigators believe Brunswick Co. inmate committed suicide

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Investigators say Steven Allan Myers, 21, of Cary, died Friday of an apparent suicide when he was alone in a cell at the Brunswick County Detention Center. Full story...
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Midwest, West highest in contemplating suicide

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Health officials say more adults in the Midwest and West have suicidal thoughts than people in the rest of the country, but Rhode Island leads in suicide attempts. Full story...
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