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Inmate Nearing Execution Found Hanging In Cell

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The Ohio Parole Board recently denied clemency for Billy Slagle.
8:02AM
August 5, 2013

Attorneys for Billy Slagle, who was scheduled to be executed on Wednesday, say they’re shocked the man was found Sunday hanging in his cell.

Franklin County Struggles With Spike In Teen Suicides

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8:19AM
January 7, 2013

The county saw ten people between the ages of 13 and 18 take their own life in 2012. That’s more than the previous four years combined.

South Columbus Couple Dead After Murder/Suicide

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7:51AM
December
17, 2012

Police say a man went to the south Columbus home of his estranged wife and asked to be let in before he fatally shot her and then committed suicide.

Man, Wife Dead After Apparent Murder Suicide At Cleveland Airport

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The shooting happened Sunday morning in a parking near Cleveland Hopkins International Airport.
8:00AM
December
10, 2012

Authorities in Cleveland say a man fatally shot his airport-security-officer wife, fired at a second person, and then killed himself at an off-site airport employee parking lot.

Five Found Dead In Toledo In Apparent Murder-Sucide

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7:14AM
November
13, 2012

Police say three children, their uncle, and their grandmother have been found dead inside a Toledo garage in what appears to be a murder-suicide.

Court Martial Begins For Ohio Soldier Accused Of Racial Hazing

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Military officials say Pvt. Danny Chen shot himself last year in Afghanistan after weeks of physical and emotional abuse.
10:29AM
July 24, 2012

Sgt. Adam Holcomb of Youngstown is one of eight soldiers charged in the death of Pvt. Danny Chen, a Chinese-American soldier who committed suicide last year.

Columbus Police Find Two Bodies After Apparent Murder-Suicide

11:13AM
March
4, 2012

Police responded to 1296 Elderwood Ave. Saturday night after receiving a report that a man was killing a woman inside his residence.

Upper Arlington Police Investigate Apparent Murder-Suicide

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September
27, 2010

An Upper Arlington elementary school is mourning the death of two of its students. Police continue to investigate what they’re calling a murder-suicide.

US Senate debates bill for better veteran benefits

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October
17, 2007

The US senate is debating a bill that would provide billions of dollars in benefits for veterans. A major part of the money would be used for mental health services.

Mental health experts link job stress to suicide

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July
17, 2006

Each year in the United States 31-thousand Americans commit suicide. In Ohio, three people take their own lives every day. And 25-thousand Ohioans visit to the emergency room each year for failed suicide attempts. Local mental health professionals say in Ohio and across the country maybe having trouble coping with job-related stress.