Category Archives: Suicide

The Suicide That Shook Baltimore

“A fellow can keep a lot of things in his safe that haven’t got anything to do with naval intelligence…I know a fellow who keeps a bank vault just to keep 16 photos of Brigitte Bardot locked up.” Continue reading

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“Crazy as a Bedbug”: A Tour of Historic Belvedere Hotel Suicides

by Mikita Brottman (Baltimore Fishbowl, 2/27/2012) People check into hotels for all kinds of reasons: to escape, to get drunk, to meet lovers, to hide out, to lie low. A lot of the things that go on in hotel rooms … Continue reading

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WBAL-TV stands behind Sandusky report on Flanagan and reasons for suicide

But police investigation offers different explanation for Flanagan’s act By David Zurawik (The Baltimore Sun, 8/25/2011) WBAL-TV is standing behind its Wednesday-night report by sportscaster Gerry Sandusky linking the suicide of former Baltimore Orioles pitcher and executive Mike Flanagan to … Continue reading

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