suicides on june 1
These are suicides in Los Angeles County on Thursday, June 1st, 2023.
We usually see between one and three suicides a day in our county of 10 million.
We added this tag specifically because SIX suicides on a single day is notable.
A number of suicides are not made public by the coroner until several months later — these are the cases involving a chemical that has to be tested for.
If you see a case that’s been ruled a suicide by the medical examiner within 48 hours of death, it’s usually because of a gunshot wound, hanging, or jumping off a building or freeway overpass.
Many family and friends express regret after the suicide that they had not done more to try to prevent it.