Suicide

T.J. Sefcik
Wendy Sefcik
March 31, 2019 - 4:00 pm
TOWACO, N.J. (WCBS 880) — A New Jersey mother is on a crusade to help young people who may be contemplating suicide after losing her own child in 2010. “We never really thought about suicide or thought it would apply to our family at all and then eight years ago, on Dec. 1, 2010, we lost our 16-...
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Sen Kevin Parker
Rob Kim/Getty Images for ColorOfChange
December 18, 2018 - 3:07 pm
A Brooklyn politician told a GOP spokeswoman to commit suicide Tuesday morning.
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Police tape
Dreamstime
November 07, 2018 - 6:29 pm
State police say a man killed his estranged wife in her upstate New York home before killing himself with a gun.
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Renaissance hotel
Google Street View
October 07, 2018 - 1:33 pm
The husband of a Queens mother suspected of beating their 1-year-old twins jumped to his death from the top of a hotel in Midtown Saturday.
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Uber
PA Images/Sipa USA
October 07, 2018 - 11:24 am
A man working for Uber killed himself this past week in Washington Heights.
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Jeffrey Loeffelholz
Justice For Jeffrey
July 16, 2018 - 3:02 pm
The death of a longtime cast member of the Broadway show “Chicago” is drawing attention to what some might consider the ugly behind-the-scenes drama of the theatre world.
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Vigil For Cab Driver Kenny Chow
Mack Rosenberg/WCBS 880
May 29, 2018 - 4:23 pm
On the sidewalk outside City Hall Tuesday, members of the New York City Taxi Workers Alliance protested conditions they believe have led to the suicide deaths of a number of their coworkers.
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Vigil For Cab Driver Kenny Chow
Mack Rosenberg/WCBS 880
May 27, 2018 - 2:00 pm
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) -- A vigil was held Sunday after a missing cab driver was found dead in the East River of a suspected suicide. This was the fifth for-hire driver suicide in New York City in the past six months. As WCBS 880’s Mike Smeltz reported, family members said Yumain “Kenny” Chow, 56,...
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Prospect Park
Dreamstime
April 15, 2018 - 11:26 am
A hard-charging activist lawyer lit himself on fire and committed suicide in Prospect Park this weekend.
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