suicide

Tharukshan Selvam
Jan 11 '17 08:39

A 15-year-old Sri Lankan boy from Heerlen committed suicide on Sunday. According to a message his family posted on Facebook, young Tharukshan Selvam could no longer take the racial abuse, extortion, bullying and harassment on social media accounts from his classmates.

Dascha Graafsma
Nov 29 '16 10:12

On Monday a monument was unveiled in Hilversum on the spot where 16-year-old was killed by an oncoming train exactly a year before. The monument to Dascha was created by two friends and consists of the letter D with a buttefly perched on top of it.

About a hundred people were present at the unveiling, according to regional broadcaster RTV Noord-Holland. Dascha's father was also at the unveiling.

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Nov 29 '16 09:33

A 69-year-old mother and her 43-year-old daughter were the at a crossing on Sionsweg in Nijmegen on Monday. The victims lived together in a home on Breedweg near Groesbeek, the Gelderlander reports.

Local residents told the newspaper that they had a very reclusive lifestyle, with very little contact with neighbors. They had four or five dogs and five or six cats. 

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Nov 29 '16 08:59

An inmate committed suicide in the prison in Nieuwegein on Monday, the Ministry of Security and Justice confirmed. The Ministry is investigating how the prisoner managed to take his own life, RTV Utrecht reports.

So far no information was released regarding the prisoner's identity or how he committed suicide.

In the autumn of 2014 another prisoner committed suicide in the penitentiary institution, and in the summer 2013 one was stabbed to death.

Nov 28 '16 13:35

Two persons and multiple dogs were killed after being. According to the police, the pedestrians and their dogs were crossing the rails at Scheidingsweg after the barriers were already down. "This happened deliberately, so it looks like suicide", a spokesperson for the police said to AD.

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Oct 27 '16 12:50

D66 parliamentarian Pia Dijkstra is worried about high suicide rates among gay and transgender young people. She is calling on the government to come up with effective measures to prevent young people in this group ending their lives prematurely, the Telegraaf reports. 

Frans Jozef van der Heijden on the far right
Oct 25 '16 08:14

Former CDA parliamentarian Frans Jozef van der Heijden and his wife ended their lives together on Friday at the ages of 78- and 76-years respectively. They explain their decision to do so in an obituary published in newspaper AD on Tuesday.

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Sep 13 '16 14:00

John F. claims he blacked out when his ex-girlfriend Linda van der Giesen was gunned down in the parking lot of the TweeSteden Hospital in Waalwijk last year. He went there to kill himself, not hurt her, F. told the court in Breda during the first day of his trial on Tuesday

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Sep 7 '16 11:45

An experiment on preventing suicides was launched in seven regions in the Netherlands on Wednesday. The regions involved all joined the Suicide Prevention Action Network, an initiative of suicide prevention institute 113Online

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Jul 22 '16 14:57

A man and a baby were killed after a fall from a window of a property on Eendrachtstraat in Amsterdam on Friday. Everything surrounding this incident is still very unclear, but the police believe that the man jumped out of his own volition with the baby in his arms

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Jun 30 '16 08:41

Last year a massive 1,871 people committed suicide in the Netherlands, the highest number in the country's history, Statistics Netherlands announced on Thursday. That amounts to an average of five suicides a day in 2015.

Jun 24 '16 09:37

A mentally disturbed man committed suicide after causing an explosion in his home in Noordscheschut on Thursday night, the police said in a statement.

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May 27 '16 08:42

A body wrapped in a carpet was found in a park on Gordelweg in Rotterdam on Thursday afternoon. The police believe the victims was murdered and that the murder is connected to a suicide at a Rotterdam train station on Thursday morning.

Vught prison
May 24 '16 11:03

A prisoner committed suicide in the penitentiary institution in Vught on May 12th, the man in question's lawyer confirmed. According to the lawyer, the man was suffering from mental problems and did not get the help he needed

May 17 '16 14:35

The Supreme Court also acquitted former neurologist Ernst Janen Steur for intentionally giving patients wrong diagnoses. In 2014 the court in Almelo convicted Jansen Steur and sentenced him to three years in prison. Last year the court acquitted him of the main charge. The acquittal is sufficiently motivated, according to the court

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Apr 25 '16 16:45

Breda man Stephan Buczynski did not commit suicide in Thailand in 2013, but may have been murdered, according to crime reporter John van der Heuvel in his program Vermoord in het buiteland. He traveled to Thailand to investigate Buczynski's death at the request of his family

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Apr 21 '16 16:30

Kemal Abis is considered a hero after he rescued a suicidal young girl from train tracks near the train station in Lent on Monday.

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Feb 16 '16 13:20

Apeldoorn woman Aurelie V. told the court in Zutphen on Tuesday that she was delusional when she killed her 8-year-old son and 6-year-old daughter in October 2013. Both kids were stabbed to death

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Feb 9 '16 10:54

The bodies of two babies were discovered in a home in Heerhugowaard last month. The woman believed to be the babies' mother committed suicide in a mental health institute where she was staying just days before the gruesome find

Oisterwijk Asylum Center
Jan 30 '16 13:53

Some 312 asylum seekers in the Netherlands tried to take their own lives last year, according to figures released by the COA, the agency tasked with handling the reception of those seeking refuge. Another 369 also reportedly attempted “self-destructive actions” like self-mutilation or hunger strikes, the police department reported.

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Jan 18 '16 10:53

Thirty year old Iraqi asylum seeker Hussein Ali Abdel Amer hung himself in the asylum shelter in Alphen aan den Rijn on Saturday while talking on the phone with his wife, who is still in Iraq with his children. The long waiting time before getting clarity about his refugee status and his incapability to return to his family were too much for him

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Jan 7 '16 11:21

Two boys found the missing iPhone 5 that belonged to Dascha Graafsma, who was killed by an oncoming train in Hilversum on November 28th. The phone was found in ivy on a tree in a playground, near to where her ID card was also found and where she was caught on surveillance camera shortly before her death

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Dec 31 '15 13:50

Dascha Graafsma's family decided to accept the police's conclusions that the 16-year-old-girl committed suicide when she was killed by an oncoming train in Hilversum on November 28th, crime reporter Peter R. de Vries said to newspaper AD as spokesperson for the family.

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Dec 30 '15 09:22

Sixteen year old Dascha Graafsma was not on drugs when she was killed by an oncoming train in Hilversum in late November, the Netherlands Forensic Institute concluded after a second examination of the girl's blood

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