suicide

Body found below Foresthill Bridge ID'd as El Dorado Hills man, probable suicide

Emergency personnel recovered an apparent suicide victim Tuesday from below the Foresthill Bridge. Placer County Sheriff's Search & Rescue team members and sheriff's deputies loca ...

Fifty-five deaths and counting

I am a retired social worker and I have telephoned everyone that I could reach and have tried unsuccessfully during the last jumper tragedy (No. 55) (Journal, Oct. 20) to find out ...

Foresthill Bridge scene of suicide plunge

Witnesses said they watched helplessly Tuesday as a woman leaped 730 feet to her death from the Foresthill Bridge, near Auburn. "I was the only car going across and she just took ...

It’s ok to talk about suicide, family survivor says

A recent suicide attempt from the Foresthill Bridge was reason enough for one local mother to speak out and remind people help is out there. Five years ago, Auburn resident Gail B ...

Help returning war veterans

First of all I want to extend my sympathy and condolences to the family of Trevor Hogue. Second I would like to thank the Auburn Journal for running this story (June 15) and bringi ...

Citrus Heights man takes fatal leap off Foresthill Bridge near Auburn

A reportedly despondent Citrus Heights man took his life Tuesday by jumping off the Foresthill Bridge. The 27-year-old man's wife told Citrus Heights Police that he was depressed ...

Foresthill Bridge sightseers save woman’s life

It started out as a walk at sunset Monday on the Foresthill Bridge to take in the magnificent view of the canyon. But it turned into a rescue effort by a group of four sightseers ...

Straight Talk: Helping at-risk friends choose life

Dear Straight Talk: After reading the column about how to help prevent suicide (July 16), I want to say that, over the years, I have attracted friends who were cutting, depressed, ...

Straight Talk: Never ignore suicide signs

Dear Straight Talk: I’m worried that my friend, “Greer,” who is 17, might be suicidal. He is acting strange lately, but I don’t want to make a big deal out of nothing and g ...

Suicide victim was Auburn mechanic

The Placer County Sheriff's Department has identified the victim of a self-inflicted gunshot Tuesday. Stacey Breckenridge, a 40-year-old mechanic, killed himself at his 4900-bloc ...

Shooting shuts Highway 49

Uncertainty over a shooting report that turned out to be a suicide inside a Highway 49 home north of Auburn caused law enforcement to close down the busy thoroughfare for a short t ...

More suicide awareness could save lives

Thank you Penne Usher, crime reporter of the Auburn Journal, for your informative and heart wrenching column of March 13 regarding suicide. In our culture, that so values life, it ...

Auto theft suspect hangs himself in jail

An inmate at the Placer County Jail in Auburn reportedly committed suicide sometime Monday evening. The inmate, Jason Paul Teubner, 30, of Auburn, was found hanging from a bed sh ...
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