Category Archives: Celebrity Commits Suicide

Jessica Barrymore (Donnie Darko) {Drew Barrymore’s} Sister Found Dead

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Source:standard.co.uk.showbiz

Posted: Wednesday July 30, 2014 @9:00 p.m PST

 

Drew Barrymore’s half-sister Jessica has been found dead.

The Donnie Darko actress’s sister Jessica Barrymore was discovered dead in her car in National City, California, on Tuesday morning after a suspected suicide.

Jessica was due to celebrate her 48th birthday on the July 31, but was found reportedly surrounded by several white pills in the passenger seat of her car.

Katie Sheppard {West Ham Ladies’ Football Player} Dead Age,20,

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Source:standard.co.uk

Media: standard.co.uk

Posted: Saturday July 12, 2014 @ 8:53 a.m PST

 

Katie Sheppard, 20, a midfielder in the West Ham ladies’ team had “the world at her feet” before she died at her home on July 2.

Friends and team mates today told how they are deeply shocked over the sudden death of the “bubbly” girl whose dream it was to play for The Hammers.

A former team mate said: “None of us had any idea anything was wrong. It’s so very sad. She was a lovely girl.”

Coach Julia Setford, 34, who signed Katie from her previous team, the Charlton Athletic School of Excellence, told the Standard: “We don’t know what has happened.

“Katie was a massive character and we didn’t know there was anything wrong.

Sheppard is believed to have taken her own life on the day she was due to return to pre-season training after taking a break for university.

 

 

Kim Ji Hoon Korean Singer Found Hanging From A Noose In The Shower Booth

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Source: english.chosun.com / Soompi / ph.omg.yahoo.com

Media: english.chosun.com

Posted: Thursday December 12, 2013 @ 9:19 p.m. PST

 

Kim Ji-hoon of the duo Duke was found dead in an apparent suicide in a hotel room in Seoul on Thursday. Police said Kim was found hanging from a noose in the shower booth of the room in the early afternoon.

A friend found his body after Kim did not show up for a lunch appointment. The singer had been staying in the hotel since Dec. 6. He left no suicide note.

The singer rose to fame in the mid-1990s as a member of the K-pop group Two Two but was quickly forgotten. In 2000 he formed Duke to survive in the cycle of ups and downs of the entertainment industry, but he did not get much attention. In 2005 and 2009 he was arrested for taking drugs and in 2010 he divorced his wife.

Friends said Kim had since suffered from psychological strain and financial woes.

Kim Ji-hoon

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Paul Oliver {Former San Diego Charger} Has Committed Suicide At Age, 29

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Source: sports,yahoo.com

Posted: Wednesday September 24, 2013 @ 2:14 p.m PST

 

 

Paul Oliver, who played 57 games for the Chargers from 2007-11, is dead at age 29.

The San Diego Union-Tribune reported that Oliver committed suicide, citing “three independent sources close to Oliver” in its report that he took his own life.

Gia Allemand “The Bachelor” Dead At Age, 29 Her Boyfriend Was Ryan Anderson (NBA)

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Source:Yahoo TV

Posted: Wednesday August 14, 2013 @ 2:12 p.m PST

 

 

“The Bachelor” alum Gia Allemand, who appeared on Season 14 of ABC’s reality romance, has died at the age of 29. Her family has released a statement saying that she died of an apparent suicide attempt.

Word came out yesterday that the vivacious model had been admitted to a New Orleans hospital in critical condition after a “serious emergency medical event.”

Allemand was found Monday night by her boyfriend, NBA basketball player Ryan Anderson, and put on life support with Anderson and her mother by her side.

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Kim Soo Jin (Actress-SBS′ Soonpoong Clinic) Found Dead

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Source: Yahoo News – OMG!

Posted: Monday April 1, 2013 @1:32 a.m PST

 

 

Actress Kim Soo Jin, known for her role in SBS′ Soonpoong Clinic, was revealed to have committed suicide.

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Enzo Hernandez Former Padres Shortstop Found Dead, Age 63

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Source: Yahoo Sports

Posted: Monday January 14, 2013 @3:59 p.m PST

 

 

Enzo Hernandez, the first everyday shortstop in San Diego Padres history, was found dead Sunday, media in Venezuela have reported. Hernandez, who would have turned 64 in February, apparently committed suicide. According to Yahoo Sports.

According to an obituary (published in Spanish), Hernandez’s career ended prematurely because he suffered from herniated discs in his back. Hernandez also reportedly suffered from symptoms of depression. From the Associated Press:

Chris Lighty, Hip Hop Manager Found Dead At Age 44

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Source:TMZ

Posted: Thursday August 30, 2012  @1:17 p.m PST

 

According to TMZ,  Chris Lighty 44, was found dead in New York this morning  from what appears to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head … law enforcement sources tell TMZ

Lighty was a  longtime manager of 50 CentDiddyJa Rule, and Mariah Carey.

Tony Scott (The Good Wife) Jumped To His Death Age, 68

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Source:Entertainment Tonight

Posted: Sunday August 19, 2012 @ 9:54 p.m PST

 

According to ET, Director Tony Scott jumpded to his death, a suicide not was found.

Scott was famous for Days of ThunderUnstoppableThe Taking of Pelham 1 2 3, and Crimson Tide to name a few.

Scott’s brother is filmmaker Ridley Scott, with whom he was partners with in the production company, Scott Free Productions which produces the hit CBS series, The Good Wife.

Jung Ah Yool 25, Actress Commits Suicide

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Source: Twitter – hallyu8.com –  Manila Bulletin Publishing Corporation (mb.com.ph)

Posted: Friday June 15, 2012 @9:23 p.m. PST

 

Actress Jung Ah Yool commited suicide.

Yool starred on the KBS2 “Love Love” Korean drama. She was found on June 12, 2012.

Yool’s funeral was held June 15, 2012.

According to Twitter Jaejoong sent flowers to Yool’s funeral.

Yool was 25.

 

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Junior Seau’s (Former San Diego Chargers) Family To Let Researchers Study His Brain

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Source & Full  Story Credit: CNN – Alan Duke – Chelsea J. Carter

Photos Credit: CNN

Posted: Friday May 4, 2012 @ 9:20 a.m PST

 

According to CNN,  Junior Seau’s family will let researchers study the former NFL linebacker’s brain for evidence of trauma, San Diego Chargers chaplain Shawn Mitchell said Friday.

Since news broke that the former Chargers linebacker killed himself Wednesday with a gunshot to the chest, there has been speculation about whether repeated hits to his head over his 20-year pro career could have been a contributing factor.

 

The family made the decision to allow the research in hopes it will help NFL players and others in the future, Mitchell said.

Tiki Barber on Junior Seau’s death

Seau’s family donates brain to science

Wire: Seau was an inspiration in the NFL

Family, friends mourn Junior Seau

 

The San Diego County medical examiner’s office on Thursday classified Seau’s death as a suicide, but said a final autopsy report may take up to 90 days to complete.

 

While there was no evidence Seau suffered from chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a degenerative disease brought on by multiple concussions, friends and family have stepped forward to say the legendary linebacker suffered a number of hits to the head during his career.

As a linebacker, he played “the most havoc-ridden position on the team. He suffered many concussions, so there is a strong sense that it played a role,” Mitchell, a pastor and Seau family friend, said Thursday.

 

Mitchell, who stood next to Seau’s grief-stricken mother as she faced a sea of cameras to discuss her son’s death, said the family had received calls from researchers asking to study his brain.

“Him taking the shot to the chest makes sense that he would want his head examined,” he said.

While Mitchell did not identify the researchers making the requests, among the institutions the family could donate Seau’s brain to is Boston University’s Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy, the research center that found former Chicago Bears safety Dave Duerson suffered degenerative damage to his brain because of repeated hits.

Duerson committed suicide, shooting himself in the chest in 2011 and leaving a suicide note that said he wanted his brain studied for possible damage.

Seau’s death follows last month’s suicide of former Atlanta Falcons safety Ray Easterling, the lead plantiff in a class action lawsuit against the NFL over concussion-related injuries. The lawsuit names more than 1,000 professional players.

In both cases, Easterling and Duerson exhibited symptoms of repetitive head trauma: memory lapses, anger and deep depression, according to family and friends. And in both cases, researchers found signs of brain trauma.

More than 100 former professional football players added their names Thursday to the growing list of people suing the NFL, saying it “repeatedly refuted the connection between concussions and brain injury,” according to the lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Atlanta by attorney Mike McGlamry.

The NFL has repeatedly dismissed the allegations, saying player safety is a priority. “Any allegation that the NFL intentionally sought to mislead players has no merit,” it said.

Seau does not appear to have participated in any of the pending lawsuits against the NFL.

CNN’s chief medical correspondent, Dr. Sanjay Gupta, warned against drawing a conclusion in Seau’s case, though he said there were striking similarities between his death and other cases involving football players.

The only way to determine if Seau suffered CTE is to analyze the brain tissue for “hallmarks of the dementia-like disease,” Gupta said.

“We can’t know, unless Junior Seau’s” brain is analyzed in this way, whether his death was related to CTE, he said.

Though Seau had no reported documented history of concussions, Gupta said “the hits don’t necessarily result in diagnosed concussion, but the brain is rattled over and over again.”

Seau family friend Joe Gallagher said the former linebacker made a comment recently that appeared to indicate a possible issue.

“Junior had wanted to donate his brain to science to the study of concussive injuries,” he told CNN affiliate KGTVof San Diego.

Tim Abell, an actor and veteran’s advocate who conducted what is believed to be Seau’s last interview on Monday at a charity golf tournament, said he saw no indication that Seau was suicidal.

“He was so jovial and happy,” he said Friday on CNN’s “Starting Point.”

A Seau friend who was also at the tournament agreed.

“He seemed to be in a very good mood, lighthearted,” David Biber said.

 

Seau was drafted into the NFL in the first round in 1990 out of the University of Southern California. He debuted with the San Diego Chargers, establishing his Hall of Fame potential as a Pro Bowl staple.

He left San Diego before the 2003 season to join the Miami Dolphins and spent parts of the last four seasons with the New England Patriots before retiring in late 2011. Seau amassed 1,526 tackles, 56.5 sacks and 18 interceptions in his 20-season career.

 

Seau’s death rocked the Southern California city of San Diego, where he was a member of the 1994 Chargers — the only team in franchise history to make it to the Super Bowl.

 

His reputation as a fierce tackler — with a heart of gold for his community work — earned him admiration and a legion of fans.

Through most of his career he avoided negative publicity that plagued some in the NFL.

But in October 2010, he made headlines when he was charged with domestic violence after an incident with his girlfriend, and then hours after his arrest he drove off a cliff and crashed on the beach. Investigators later ruled the crash an accident, saying he fell asleep at the wheel.

On Wednesday, Seau made headlines again. His girlfriend, who had just returned home from a workout, found him in the bedroom of his home with a gun lying next to him, authorities said.

It is not clear if Seau left a note or an explanation.

In the hours before his death, Mitchell said he sent text messages to his ex-wife and their three children.

“They said simply, ‘I love you,” Mitchell told CNN. “They actually responded back to him with ‘Love you too, Dad.'”

Nick Santino (Soap Actor) Commits Suicide After Puppy Euthanized

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Blog Source: New York Post – Josh Saul (Full Story Credit) TMZ

Photo Credit: New York Post

Posted: Saturday January 28, 2012 @ 8:34 am PST

Topic: Nick Santino

NICK SANTINO AND ROCCO RIP

Soap Actor Nick Santino has committed suicide on his 47th birthday according to, New York Post. Brooklyn-born Santino whose TV credits include  “The Guiding Light” and “All My Children”

Santino adopted his dog Rocco from a shelter after being  raised in an orphanage and foster homes, he began to write about his pet on Facebook, writing, “I did not rescue Rocco, Rocco rescued me.”

But in 2010, his building at 1 Lincoln Plaza announced strict new dog regulations, including a ban on pit bulls. The ban didn’t apply to pit bulls already in the building, but friends and neighbors said Santino began to be harassed.

“People were complaining about his dog,” said neighbor Kevan Cleary, 63, an adjunct professor at Brooklyn Law School. “It was open season on him.”

Rocco couldn’t ride in the main elevators and wasn’t allowed to be left in the apartment alone for more than nine hours.

Santino was then threatened with a $250 fine for having a barking dog, neighbors said.

“The dog was not a barker, but somebody complained that the dog would bark,” Cleary said.

“He felt like he was in this battle because he was the only guy in the building with a pit-bull mix,” Cleary added.

Another neighbor, Lia Pettigrew, who runs a pet-care company, said, “Everybody knows that he had been harassed by the building management.”

The building’s management refused to comment yesterday.

After months of increasing anguish, Santino had the healthy dog put to sleep Tuesday.

Neighbors said a tearful Santino brought dog treats to the building’s doorman and said: “Give these to the other dogs. Rocco is no more.”

Dog owner James Steven Grant said Santino left two rawhide bones on his doorstep and earlier was seen tearfully giving away Rocco’s fluffy bed.

“Rocco was the sweetest dog in the world. Rocco wouldn’t hurt a fly,” Grant said.

A veterinarian told Santino that Rocco was becoming aggressive — and Santino blamed it on his own depression.

He spent Tuesday in agony over what he had done to Rocco.

“He was distraught and remorseful about putting down his best friend,” Cleary said.

The last phone call he made was to a former girlfriend at 2 a.m. Wednesday. Later that day, police found his body in his bedroom. He had overdosed on pills.

Rocco has been cremated, and friends said Santino’s remains will be, too, and they will be reunited.

“One way or another, their ashes will be together forever,” Sarnoff said.

This is so sad,  Santino should have moved where he and Rocco both would have been welcomed with open arms or, give maybe find a temporary home for Rocco.  It’s a heartbreaking story on his birthday.

UPDATE: ACCORDING TO TMZ: A member of the condo board that Nick Santino said pressured him to euthanize his pit-bull — a decision that drove him to suicide — says the condo board is NOT responsible for his death.

Board member Marilyn Fireman says she is sorry that Santino is dead, but says it has nothing to do with the building’s no-pet policy. She tells the NY Post, “You just assumed that [his suicide] was a result of a board’s decision.”

Fireman did concede Santino routinely complained about the building’s anti-dog policies.

Santino’s sister tells the paper the family is holding off on funeral arrangements until the dead dog’s ashes are brought home … saying, “They’ll be buried together.”

Santino had his beloved and healthy pit-bull Rocco put to sleep on Tuesday, Santino’s 47th birthday. A few hours later, he overdosed on pills.

RIP Nick and Rocco – De De Tillman