Thursday, 16 August 2018

Tag Archives: suicide

Zombie Boy model Rick Genest found dead

MONTREAL: Canadian model Rick Genest, better known as the Zombie Boy, is dead, reports his Montreal-based agency Dulcedo Management on its Facebook page. He was 32. The entertainment world is in shock following the death of tattooed model Zombie Boy – real name Rick Genest – in a suspected suicide. ...

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Indian court upholds death sentences over 2012 gang-rape

(FILE PHOTO) NEW DELHI: India’s Supreme Court on Monday upheld death sentences handed down to three men over the gang-rape and murder of a woman in New Delhi in 2012, saying there were no grounds for a review. “The review petition of all the three convicts has been rejected,” AP ...

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Another suicide: Bangladeshi man jumps to death at Khana-e-Kaaba

MANAMA: In the second suicide case in one week at the Grand Mosque (Haram Mosque) in Makkah, a Bangladeshi man threw himself to death from the first floor into the Kaaba circumambulation area where worshippers were circling the sacred edifice or waiting for prayers. He fell on a Sudanese man ...

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Gunman kills 4 child hostages before committing suicide in Florida

ORLANDO: A Florida man suspected of shooting a police officer before barricading himself in a Florida apartment killed the four children he had been holding hostage before committing suicide, police said Monday evening. Orlando police Chief John Mina said at a news conference just before midnight that the suspect — ...

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Jiah Khan death case: Charges framed against Sooraj Pancholi

MUMBAI: Indian sessions court on framed charges against Bollywood actor Sooraj Pancholi for allegedly abetting actress Jiah Khan’s suicide. Judge framed charges against the 27-year- old actor under section 306 (abetment of suicide) of the Indian Penal Code, to which he pleaded not guilty. “Sooraj pleaded innocence and the examination ...

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Ex-pole dancer jailed for encouraging postman to kill himself

LEICESTER: A former pole dancer who left a postman to die alone, after deceiving him into believing they had a genuine suicide pact, has been jailed. Natasha Gordon was found guilty by a jury, at a recent trial, of encouraging Matthew Birkinshaw to take his own life. She claimed it ...

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Indian man commits suicide due to persistent hair fall

BENGALURU: A software engineer in India committed suicide on Sunday after no one could solve his persistent hair loss problem. Police identified the victim as 27-year-old R Mithun Raj, who was working in a software company in Bengaluru. Mithun killed himself by hanging. He committed the act in his room, from ...

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Amazon apologises for call centre worker sent threats to customer

LONDON: Michael Jacobson received five book recommendations including Death, Follow You Home and Suicide’s An Option.. “We have zero tolerance for any misuse of customer data and have apologised to the customer,” Amazon, which offered Mr Jacobson a £50 goodwill gesture, said. “The individual involved no longer works for Amazon,” ...

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August Ames dead: Adult star dies in suspected suicide

CALIFORNIA: Adult movie star August Ames has died at the age of 23. Ms Ames, originally from Nova Scotia, Canada, passed away in Camrillo, California on Tuesday morning, according to reports. Her death was confirmed by her devastated husband who said: “She was the kindest person I ever knew and she ...

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Japanese journalist Miwa Sado dies from overwork

TOKYO: Miwa Sado, 31, logged 159 hours of overtime in the month before she died in 2013 at Japan’s NHK broadcaster. Following an investigation, NHK revealed this week the 31-year-old political journalist died from heart failure from working excessive hours. In Japan, death due to overwork is known as ‘Karoshi’ ...

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