A man shot himself in the head Wednesday morning at the altar of the Crystal Cathedral in Garden Grove and died at the scene, police said.
Church ushers said that a middle-aged man entered the church, saying he wanted to pray. The unidentified man walked up three steps to the altar area, knelt before a gold cross and put the gun to his head, said John Charles, director of public relations for the church. [Read more...]
On her Bebo page Miss Bond, who used the online name Living Disaster and has internet friends with names like Sam Suicide, said she was obsessed with the hugely popular My Chemical Romance band, whose hit number one with their last album The Black Parade. Her mother, Heather Bond, told the court how she learned The Black Parade is “where you go when you die” as she researched the emo fad. [Read more...]
The daughter of a member of Norway’s parliament committed suicide hours after she received what her family claims were “devastating” results from a personality test administered by the Church of Scientology. Police in France, where the young woman was studying, are investigating. [Read more...]
The Norwegian press is reporting that Kaja Bordevich Ballo, aged 20, the daughter of Norwegian MP Olav Gunnar Ballo, committed suicide two weeks ago after taking a Scientology personality test. [Read more...]
A 16-year-old schoolgirl was found hanged yesterday, bringing to 17 the number of apparent suicides among youngsters in the Bridgend, UK, area since the beginning of last year. [Read more...]
A total of 17 people aged between 15 and 27 and living in and around Bridgend have hanged themselves since January 2007. Local police, who have dismissed fears of a suicide cult, continue to deny any connection between the deaths. [Read more...]
A network of “suicide gurus” who use the internet to advise people how to kill themselves has been exposed. [Read more...]