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Mark Klos of Flagler Beach Found Dead of Apparent Suicide in His Jail Cell Days After Arrest Over Death Threats

| September 29, 2018

Mark Klos, 72, of Flagler Beach, had been arrested Thursday (Sept. 27) after allegedly writing brutal and graphic death threats against a building contractor.

Three Suicides Averted in 2 Days As 911 Dispatchers and Deputies Defuse Chilling Situations

| September 18, 2018

Over the weekend, authorities converged on three suicide attempts–by gun in Flagler Beach, by hanging and by cop off a county road in western Flagler, and by knife in Palm Coast’s K-Section.

Nicholas Urban, 18, Dies of Self-Inflicted Gunshot; Matanzas High Community’s 6th Suicide in 5 Years

| September 13, 2018

Nicholas D’Artagnan Urban, 18, was found at his home in Palm Coast’s Hammock Wednesday. He had graduated Matanzas High last December. His death is the 8th violent death involving the Matanzas High community since 2013.

At Buddy Taylor Middle, Dress-Code Violation Escalates to Arrest Over Threats of Suicide and School Shooting

| August 17, 2018

The arrest of a 15-year-old student at Buddy Taylor Middle School Thursday is the year’s first instance of a student allegedly threatening an attack on fellow students, faculty–and herself.

Grim Flagler Milestone in 2017: Most Suicides In County’s History, Highest Rate in Florida

| August 6, 2018

There were 31 suicides in Flagler-Palm Coast in 2017, five more than the previous high, a third of them affecting people 45 to 54. The county’s rate is significantly higher than the average in states most severely affected by suicide.

Paul F. Montalbine, 42, Found Dead By Suicide in a Car In Palm Coast Parkway Neighborhood

| July 3, 2018

Paul Francis Montalbine, a 42-year-old resident of 65 Lake Forest Place in Palm Coast, was found dead of an apparently self-inflicted gunshot in a car a short distance from his home.

Palm Coast’s Tyrone Hartley, 53, Found Dead of Gunshot in Apparent Suicide

| June 12, 2018

Tyrone Hartley, of Bunker Knolls Lane in Palm Coast, had sent a letter to a friend in Michigan on June 7 giving “five reasons why I’m done.”

Palm Coast’s Melody Ann Stuffle, 49, in Apparent Suicide By Gunshot

| May 25, 2018

Flagler County Sheriff’s deputies responded to an apparent suicide by gunshot on Lancelot Drive in Palm Coast early Thursday morning.

Clarity on Shooting Death of Brandi Celenza in F-Section May Take Weeks, Possibly Months

| April 24, 2018

Sheriff Rick Staly said it could be months before the case of 25-year-old Brandi Celenza’s death by gunshot is resolved. But the sheriff said he is confident of a resolution.

88-Year-Old Palm Coast Man Dies of Gunshot, 3rd Elderly Suicide in Seven Weeks in Flagler

| April 13, 2018

Joseph O’Sullivan, 88, of Palm Coast’s P Section, died of a gunshot Wednesday. There have been at least eight suicides in the county since the new year.

Robert Barshied, Missing Two Days, Is Found Dead Near Bings Landing, an Apparent Suicide

| February 24, 2018

Robert Barshied, 69, of Matanzas Shores, was found dead in a marsh after an extensive air, sea and foot search. He’d left a suicide note at his home.

Man at Flagler Jail Tries to Hang Himself, Fellow-Inmates and Deputies Rush To Save Him

| February 13, 2018

An inmate at the Flagler jail tied a bed sheet around a railing, then around his neck, and attempted suicide before inmates and deputies rushed to his rescue Tuesday.

Woman, 42, Stops Her Car Off U.S. 1 and Ends Her Life With Gunshot as Helicopter Hovers

| February 5, 2018

Maggie Olivera, 42, was found in her Toyota 4 Runner by the side of the road at Old Dixie Highway off U.S. 1 in Flagler after St. Johns County’s emergency helicopter had followed her from St. Johns.

Two Suicides, 2 Attempted, 5 Baker Acts Between Saturday and Monday in Palm Coast

| January 24, 2018

For the second time in three weeks, Flagler Sheriff’s deputies were confronted with a spike in mental health crises over 48 hours that underscored the county’s dearth of resources other than law enforcement.

5-Hour Standoff With Woman Threatening Suicide Ends Peacefully on Point of Woods

| January 22, 2018

Kathryn Hunter, 39, girlfriend of a man who killed himself on Jan. 9, surrendered to deputies in mid-afternoon after SWAT team members entered her house. She will be Baker Acted.

Amid Dearth of Mental Health Services, Flagler Lifeline Seeks to End Stigmas and Broaden Discussion

| January 16, 2018

In an effort to de-stigmatize mental health and discussions about suicide, Flagler Lifeline, a joint effort by the school district and Flagler Cares, is looking to make the issue a priority for local officials.

Man Takes His Own Life in a Car on SR100 as Sheriff’s Negotiators Were On Their Way

| January 9, 2018

A man took his own life by gunshot in a car on State Road 100’s westbound lanes, in front of the Mobil station and convenience store, at dawn Tuesday.

One Suicide, 10 Baker Acts: New Year Weekend’s Mental Health Toll Taxes Flagler Deputies

| January 3, 2018

Baker Acts are a reflection of the county’s needs for mental health services, needs that are largely unmet despite recurring calls by county, police and mental health officials to improve matters.

Douglas C. Egan, 56, Takes His Own Life Near His Home in Seminole Woods

| December 27, 2017

Douglas Egan of 4 Seward Trail was found dead of a gunshot wound the afternoon of Christmas day. He had sent a text to his wife in New York the previous evening saying to call police.

2 Suicides, in Flagler Beach and at Palm Coast Econo Lodge, Bring Year’s Total to 19

| December 11, 2017

Sharon Keeler, 66, lost her husband Karl to a vehicle crash earlier this month and died by suicide over the weekend. Seth Michael Rice, 47, of Jupiter, died of a gunshot wound at a Palm Coast hotel.

Dale S. Winton Sr., 52, Takes His Own Life in Garage on Palm Coast’s La Mancha Drive

| December 6, 2017

Dale S. Winton Sr., 52, in the hours before his death had written a note to his girlfriend, but it was unintelligible. She later found him unresponsive and paramedics found him without a pulse.

Man Who Killed Himself at U.S. 1 BP Had Murdered His Step-Daughter Hours Earlier

| October 14, 2017

Edward Douglas Ratcliffe, 73, had murdered Amy Mitchell, 54, in Brevard before driving through Flagler and shooting himself outside a BP gas station on U.S. 1.

Two Palm Coast Firefighters Responding to Attempted “Chemical Suicide” Sent to Hospital

| August 30, 2017

A man believed to have attempted “chemical suicide” or “detergent suicide” at a house on Black Bear Lane in the Woodlands was hospitalized as were two firefighters exposed to the fumes.

Palm Coast Man Who Was Unsuccessful Half of Double-Suicide Pact Is Charged With Manslaughter

| August 16, 2017

Bruce Haughton, 52, had attempted a double suicide with Katherine Goddard, 52, in Goddard’s R-Section house in June. He survived. She did not. He faces a felony manslaughter charge.

Man Faces 6 Counts of Negligence After Provoking Crash on Seminole Woods Blvd., Endangering 2 Families

| July 31, 2017

Six other people, three of them children, were involved in a two-vehicle crash when Larry B. Batson Jr. intentionally drove his car against another on Seminole Woods Boulevard.

Timothy Daniel, 17-Year-Old Student, Takes His Life With a Gun

| July 25, 2017

For the Matanzas High School community, it is the fifth violent death involving a current or recently former student since January 2016: two students were killed in traffic-related crashes, three took their own lives.

Tracy Vandament, 48, Found Dead In Suicide on Palm Coast’s Cimarron Drive

| July 21, 2017

Tracy Vandament, originally from Oklahoma, had been depressed from going through a divorce and not seeing his children.

West Flagler Man Shoots Himself Twice With .22 and Survives, But in Critical Condition

| July 19, 2017

John Joseph Kipe, a 54-year-old resident of Panda Bear Lane in Bunnell, is in critical condition after what appears to be an attempted suicide by gunshot Tuesday evening.

Apparent Double-Suicide Uncovered in Progress in Palm Coast’s R-Section: Woman Dies, Man Survives

| July 3, 2017

Katherine Goddard, 52, was dead when Flagler County Sheriff’s Office units arrived at 29 Red Clover Lane just after 7 p.m. Bruce Haughton, 52, was unconscious but breathing.

Man Provokes Head-On Collision Then Stabs Himself in Suicide Attempt on Flagler Beach’s A1A

| June 15, 2017

Keefe Crawford, 37, intentionally plowed his SUV into a car driven by Lisa Osborne, with passenger Michael Osborne, before Crawford then stabbed himself several times. All survived.

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