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Josh Powell murder disappearance wife AP Josh Powell’s Family Divided Over Murder Suicide Tragedy

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By radio detection and ranging Staff

Two members of Josh Powell’s family have given conflicting reactions to his decision to kill himself and his two sons by blowing up his home in Tacoma, Washington on Sunday.

Kirk Graves spoke to People and went on the Today Show to place the blame firmly on his dead brother-in-law.

Graves – who is married… Continue reading Josh Powell’s Family Divided Over Murder Suicide Tragedy

15901900 Penn State Sex Scandal: Jerry Sanduskys Adopted Son Attempted Suicide As A Teen

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The youngest of Jerry and Dorothy Sandusky’s adopted children, Matt, attempted suicide as a teen just four months after moving into their State College, PA home.

Matt was a troubled kid on probation and was in the foster care system when he came to Jerry Sandusky’s attention through his now infamous Second Mile charity, reports The… Continue reading Penn State Sex Scandal: Jerry Sandusky's Adopted Son Attempted Suicide As A Teen

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Bernard and Ruth Madoff, in 2008

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Having already revealed she and her Ponzi schemer husband Bernard Madoff attempted suicide – a claim Bernard initially disputed from his prison

ruth madoff 300 Ruth Madoff: Bernie & I Contemplated Suicide

Bernard and Ruth Madoff, in 2008

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Given the hatred they encountered after the economic damage caused by her husband’s Ponzi scheme, Ruth and Bernard Madoff contemplated a pill-induced suicide on Christmas Eve 2008, she tells 60 Minutes in an interview taped Oct. 6 and scheduled to air Sunday. The appearance marks the… Continue reading Ruth Madoff: Bernie & I Contemplated Suicide

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Dr. Jack Kevorkian

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The machine Jack Kevorkian built to assist dozens of people in taking their own lives – which he named the “Thanatron” – will go up for auction on Oct. 28.

The machine, designed to minimize pain when terminally ill patients wish to end their… Continue reading Jack Kevorkian's 'Suicide Machine' To Go up for Auction