Robert Reinert, 88, of Palm Coast, wrote to his wife that he did not wish to end up in a hospital, hooked up to things just to prolong his life, before ending it on Feb. 6.
A 58-year-old woman who suffered from depression for years took her life on Sunday. A 14-year-old girl despondent over a break-up and a depressed 20 year old attempted suicide on Friday and Sunday.
Arthur Raymond Enos, 81, of Palm Coast, took his life with a gun late the evening of Feb. 14 behind Outback Steakhouse, after he’d spent two hours at the restaurant.
An apparent suicide attempt drew a large response by Flagler County Sheriff’s deputies early this morning in front of the shuttered Country Hearth Inn, on Old Dixie Highway.
Howard Minami, a 56-year-old Palm Coast resident who for years owned a garage door company that bore his name, was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound at his home at 35 Fairways Circle Saturday morning, according to the Flagler County Sheriff’s Office.
With youth suicide rising sharply in the past decade, the Flagler County School Board will discuss adopting a proposed suicide-prevention policy, the district’s first, which calls for two hours of continuing education training for all faculty, including administrators.
The FCC unanimously approved a proposal to set aside 9-8-8 as the replacement for the existing national suicide hotline number: 800-273-8255. The new number isn’t expected to go live for a year or more.
James Campbell Scott, a 22-year-old resident of 7 Cherokee Court in Palm Coast, died of a gunshot wound to the head in an apparent suicide Thursday, according to the Flagler County Sheriff’s Office.
Rev. Charlene Cothran of Palm Coast called a transgender student “mentally ill” and his father “confused” and “intimidated” in both their presence during a Flagler County School Board meeting this week, with pushback only from Colleen Conklin.
John Dean Purr, 46, was found dead of a gunshot wound near Walmart, and Craig Dolgin 48, allegedly attempted suicide by cop in a 24-hour period in Palm Coast Monday and Tuesday.