Internet Suicide


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An ill-defined term referring to the use of the Internet to provide information on the particulars about suicide completion
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A court heard Natasha Gordon, 44, met Matthew Birkinshaw, 31, on an internet suicide forum and persuaded him to kill himself, telling him they would "die together".
2012) Internet suicide searches and the incidence of suicide in young people in Japan.
It is understood the pair made contact on an internet suicide forum.
TOKYO: Japan on Tuesday hanged three inmates convicted of multiple murders including a Chinese national and a middle-aged man who found his victims through an Internet suicide site, the justice minister said.
Michael Todd, the former chief constable of Greater Manchester Police, surfed internet suicide websites after his wife found out about an affair.
After his wife discovered his affair with another woman, the 50-year-old surfed internet suicide websites before venturing on to a snowy mountainside in - 18Ctemperatures where he drank alcohol and took the sleeping drug Nytol.
It is feared they are part of an internet suicide pact.
Speculation abounded last week, with theories of internet suicide cults, romantic notions of death and immortality, suicide as the latest craze, and teenagers being goaded into "taking the bus" (an online euphemism for committing suicide) by chat room "trolls".
The number of internet suicide pacts has almost tripled since 2003 when the agency began keeping records.
They had died of carbon monoxide poisoning, which is the most common method of internet suicide victims.
A LIVERPOOL student killed himself in what is believed to be Britain's first internet suicide pact, an inquest heard.
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