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Suicide

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  • Friends, relatives of suicide victims are bound in grief

    Hope was the theme of the day, but unremitting pain was the backdrop when friends and family members of suicide victims gathered in a Culver City park on Saturday for their annual summer potluck.
  • Chorus of voices grows stronger for 'death with dignity'

    Chorus of voices grows stronger for 'death with dignity'
    The bullet that Larry Robert Broman used to kill himself went clean through his head and into the wall. No one had expected him to do it. Not his ex-wife, who had remained close to him. And not their two grown daughters. It happened early on the...

    For Palm Springs man, grief and anger over an end-of-life decision

    For Palm Springs man, grief and anger over an end-of-life decision
    On the evening of July 2, Bill Bentinck, 87, was led from his Palm Springs home in handcuffs, in mourning and in shock. The body of his wife of 25 years, Lynda, was still in the house, but there was no time to grieve. After telling police that his...

    Men's Central Jail is an antique that should be replaced

    Men's Central Jail is an antique that should be replaced
    The visits were two weeks apart. First, I toured the Men's Central Jail in downtown Los Angeles. And then, on a family trip to San Francisco last week, I visited Alcatraz, which is now a national park. One of the two old pens is hopelessly decrepit,...

    Amid scrutiny, a surge of suicides in L.A. County jails

    Amid scrutiny, a surge of suicides in L.A. County jails
    He was a handsome lad, with dark eyes and olive skin. In family photo albums, his smile was luminous, and he often had an arm around his little brother. When he was just 11, he took the initiative to raise thousands of dollars for the distraught family of...