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Police and Fire Prevent Suicide

Police and Fire Prevent Suicide

| May 7, 2014

At approximately 8:53 p.m. Tuesday night, the Presque Isle Police Department and Fire Rescue responded to an attempted suicide [by hanging] at Portland Glass on Main Street.  First responders were able to physically intercede.  A 61 year old Presque Isle resident was transported by Crown Ambulance to TAMC for treatment and injuries.

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Medical Monday 4.28.14: Teen Launched Run/Walk To Promote Depression Awareness

Medical Monday 4.28.14: Teen Launched Run/Walk To Promote Depression Awareness

| April 30, 2014

A young woman is leading the way in her community of Fort Kent, promoting physical fitness as a proactive way to combat depression and teen suicide. As Shawn Cunningham reports in this week’s Medical Monday, momentum is building for a walk and run that will put mental health issues in a NEON SPOTLIGHT. After a […]

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Hartford Death Ruled a Suicide

Hartford Death Ruled a Suicide

| April 4, 2014

HARTFORD, Maine (AP) – State officials say the death of a man found outside his burning home in the town of Hartford has been ruled a suicide. Investigators say 57 year old Daniel Stasulis poured flammable liquid throughout the house on Thursday afternoon and then set it on fire. After the fire started, Stasulis used […]

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Police Investigating Death of Teacher

Police Investigating Death of Teacher

| February 24, 2014

State Police are investigating the death of a Bucksport teacher as an apparent suicide.  The body of 46 year old Traci Merriam was recovered  Sunday morning about 7 a.m. from the Penobscot River in Prospect by Troopers and the Maine Marine Patrol. It appears she jumped from the Penobscot Narrows Bridge sometime during the night.  […]

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Death of Inmate Ruled a Suicide

Death of Inmate Ruled a Suicide

| January 13, 2014

The State Medical Examiner’s Office says the death of an inmate at the York County Jail on Sunday was a suicide.  Jeffrey Noonan died after removing his shunt that had been used for his kidney dialysis.  State Police Detectives said Noonan had told medical officials he planned to make such an attempt and he was […]

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