Tag: Suicides

Ex-NFL Star Aaron Hernandez Found Dead In His Prison Cell

Former New England Patriots star tight end Aaron Hernandez killed himself overnight in his prison cell, the Massachusetts Department of Corrections said Wednesday morning. Hernandez hanged himself with a bedsheet and tried to block his single-occupancy cell’s door, officials said; he was found at about 3 a.m. and pronounced dead at the hospital. The former…

Mississippi Tea Party leader commits suicide

Mark Mayfield, vice chairman of the Mississippi Tea Party, and one of three men charged with conspiring to photograph U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran’s bedridden wife in her nursing home, has committed suicide.

Retired NASCAR Driver Dick Trickle Dies Of Apparent Self-Inflicted Wound

Richard “Dick” Trickle — who parlayed a legendary reputation as a short-track driver into a full-time career on stock car racing’s biggest stages in the 1990s — died Thursday of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, a North Carolina sheriff’s office said. He was 71. A Lincoln County dispatcher received a call — believed to have…