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.
Mark Heinemann’s ex-wife told Flagler County Sheriff’s deputies he had been very ill from a lung disease. He was having difficulties breathing and was in a lot of pain.
Harold Rusty Bourgeois, 51, a long-time resident of Palm Coast and the Hammock, was found dead Sunday at his home, of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Bourgeois had been living at 6024 North Oceanshore Boulevard in the Hammock.
Kelsey Anderson, the 33-year-old man arrested Sunday after a day-long manhunt over his threats to shoot his wife and others at AdventHealth Palm Coast, had been arguing with his wife and having suicidal thoughts, details of how the day unfolded show.
The new Palm Coast non-profit called Find Your Peace By Pieces launched a suicide prevention and awareness campaign with yard signs for homes, businesses and fire stations. There was sudden concern when some signs appeared to have been taken down.
Joy McClure, 69, of Palm Coast, had last been heard of at her Kashmir Trail home on Sept. 12. A friend reported McClure missing on Sept. 18. What’s believed to be her remains were found in the woods not far from her home.
Federico Guevara Jr., 52, was discovered dead of an apparent suicide after law enforcement attempted for nearly five hours to make contact within him at 9 Pheasant Drive in Palm Coast today.
As suicide rates continue to climb, claiming more than 47,000 lives in 2017, a six-month investigation finds that older Americans are quietly killing themselves in nursing homes, assisted living centers and adult care homes.
Salvatore Randazzo, a 59-year-old resident of Esperanto Drive in Palm Coast, died in an apparent suicide on Friday (July 19) from a self-inflicted gunshot wound at his home. He had reportedly been battling cancer and given only a few months to live in spring, when he ceased treatment.
Twenty-nine people killed themselves in 2018 in Flagler County, two fewer than in 2017, but still by far the second-highest total in Flagler history. More people died by firearm in Flagler in 2018 than ever before.