A Washington D.C. Metropolitan police officer (MPD) was found dead of an apparent suicide last week inside his home in Virginia.
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga appointed regional revitalization minister Tetsushi Sakamoto to head a government measure to help those experiencing loneliness and isolation amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Speaking at a meeting on Feb. 12, the new Japanese prime minister addressed the growing number of suicide victims in Japan, mostly women, as the country continues to fight the coronavirus, according to Japan Times.
South Korean actress Song Yoo-jung, best known for her roles in the TV series “Golden Rainbow” and web series “Dear My Name,” passed away in Seoul on Jan. 23.
The story: According to the New York Times, Song’s death was confirmed by representatives at her agency, Sublime Artist Agency.
A teenager in China committed suicide reportedly after his mother slapped him at school.
School tragedy: A 14-year-old boy from Wuhan, surnamed Zhang, jumped from a school building and fell to his death on Thursday, reports Global Times.
Japanese actress Sei Ashina, known outside of Japan for her role in the 2007 film “Silk,” was found dead in her Tokyo apartment on Monday.
Cause of death: Ashina died at age 36 following what investigators believe to be a suicide, reports Deadline.
Japanese actor Haruma Miura, who appeared as the lead character Eren Jaeger in the live-action adaptation of “Attack on Titan”, has died at the age of 30 in what authorities suspect to be suicide.
The actor was found hanging inside his apartment in Tokyo by his manager on July 18 and was pronounced dead on arrival at a hospital, according to Kyodo News. A suicide note was also reportedly found inside his room.
A 74-year-old South Korean man died of an apparent suicide inside his cell in a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention center in California.
Choung Woong Ahn was found unresponsive inside his cell at the Mesa Verde ICE Processing Center in Bakersfield on Sunday, according to Associated Press. A team of advocates and attorneys were working on his release, pointing out the risk of him being infected with the coronavirus.
The death of Korean singer Goo Hara shocked the world, as the heartbreaking news of her suicide came within six weeks of the death of another K-pop idol, Sulli.
Twenty-year-old Goo was found dead inside of her home located in Cheongdam-dong, Seoul at 6:09 p.m. on November 24, according to the South Korean police.
A 23-year-old woman jumped to her death in August 2018 after a hospital reportedly failed to provide her with adequate care and prematurely discharged her without giving notice to family members, the woman’s parents have alleged.
Jiawen Liu, who lived in Brooklyn, New York, was originally from China and worked as a supervisor for Chinese exchange students studying film in New York. She was reportedly spotted behaving “erratically” near the Wolcott hotel in August 2018 and was taken to Bellevue Hospital to receive psychiatric evaluation according to the New York Post.
A 21-year-old former Boston College student, Inyoung You, has been charged with involuntary manslaughter for the suicide of her boyfriend in May.
Prosecutors said that the female student’s behavior was physically, verbally and psychologically abusive during the 18-month relationship and ultimately drove her boyfriend, 22-year-old Alexander Urtula, to kill himself.
A little more than a month before her tragic passing, K-pop idol Sulli expressed gratitude to people who encouraged her to live.
The former f(x) member, whose real name is Choi Jin-ri, was found dead in her apartment in Seongnam on Monday afternoon following a suspected suicide, which allegedly resulted from prolonged cyberbullying.
A Facebook employee jumped off the building of the company’s headquarters in Menlo Park, California in an apparent suicide last Thursday.
The employee who committed suicide was identified as 38-year-old Qin Chen, a resident of San Mateo, according to the San Mateo County Coroner’s Office, CNET reported.