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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.