Posts Tagged: suicide

Dr. Peter Goodwin, advocate of Oregon’s assisted suicide law, ends his life

PORTLAND, Ore. – One of the first physicians to voice support for Oregon’s controversial assisted suicide legislation in the early 1990s has used the state’s Death with Dignity Act to end his own life. Dr. Peter Goodwin practiced as a

Dr. Peter Goodwin, advocate of Oregon’s assisted suicide law, ends his life

PORTLAND, Ore. – One of the first physicians to voice support for Oregon’s controversial assisted suicide legislation in the early 1990s has used the state’s Death with Dignity Act to end his own life. Dr. Peter Goodwin practiced as a

Turning ‘pitiful’ into ‘beautiful,’ Los Angeles artist Mike Kelley used the tension of the tawdry

SOUTH PASADENA, Calif. – Mike Kelley, an influential Los Angeles artist whose physically messy and psychologically complex projects laid the groundwork for present-day installation art, has died. He was 57. He was found dead Tuesday evening at his home in

Turning ‘pitiful’ into ‘beautiful,’ Los Angeles artist Mike Kelley used the tension of the tawdry

SOUTH PASADENA, Calif. – Mike Kelley, an influential Los Angeles artist whose physically messy and psychologically complex projects laid the groundwork for present-day installation art, has died. He was 57. He was found dead Tuesday evening at his home in

Convicted child molester Ryan Brunn, 20, commits suicide; inquiry says Georgia police ‘failed’

ATLANTA — In an abrupt end to a disturbing saga, a 20-year-old maintenance man apparently killed himself in a Georgia prison two days after pleading guilty to molesting and killing a little girl.Ryan Brunn’s death in his cell was an

Convicted child molester Ryan Brunn, 20, commits suicide; inquiry says Georgia police ‘failed’

ATLANTA — In an abrupt end to a disturbing saga, a 20-year-old maintenance man apparently killed himself in a Georgia prison two days after pleading guilty to molesting and killing a little girl.Ryan Brunn’s death in his cell was an

James Ramseur, 45, dies 27 years after being shot by ‘subway vigilante’ Bernhard Goetz

One of the teens wounded by “subway vigilante” Bernhard Goetz died of an apparent drug overdose in a seedy Bronx motel room Thursday — 27 years to the day after the infamous shooting. James Ramseur, 45, was found dead in

James Ramseur, 45, dies 27 years after being shot by ‘subway vigilante’ Bernhard Goetz

One of the teens wounded by “subway vigilante” Bernhard Goetz died of an apparent drug overdose in a seedy Bronx motel room Thursday — 27 years to the day after the infamous shooting. James Ramseur, 45, was found dead in

‘Straight-no-chaser’ senator Robert Brown dead at 61

Robert Brown called his style of talking “straight-no-chaser.” It meant he was going to tell you exactly how he felt — unvarnished – and that he would not waver from his convictions. People admired that about the former Democratic state

‘Straight-no-chaser’ senator Robert Brown dead at 61

Robert Brown called his style of talking “straight-no-chaser.” It meant he was going to tell you exactly how he felt — unvarnished – and that he would not waver from his convictions. People admired that about the former Democratic state