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Foreclosure Suicide

Great Recession Linked To 10,000 Suicides

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 06.16.2014 | Business

It’s not just bank accounts that suffer during a recession: Economic crises can also take a human toll. A new study has found that suicide rates ...

Foreclosure Related Suicide on the Rise

Anna Cuevas | Posted 09.16.2012 | Money
Anna Cuevas

Recent research concludes that there is a link between foreclosure rates and mental and physical health problems, as well as suicide attempts.

Man Sets Self On Fire After Bad Financial News

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 06.11.2012 | Business

For some, financial stress can prove too much to bear. Last week, Knoxville man Michael McReynolds reportedly retrieved a gas can from his garage, ...

Foreclosure Victim Commits Suicide During Wells Fargo Lawsuit

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 05.17.2012 | Business

Last Saturday night, Norman Rousseau reportedly spent hours trying to fix an old RV. He was facing the prospect of foreclosure, and he wasn't about to...

Addie Polk, 91-Year-Old Homeowner Who Shot Herself Amid Eviction, Dies

CNN | Craig Johnson Special to CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Addie Polk, who became the national face of the foreclosure crisis last fall when she shot herself during an eviction, was a quiet woman who never ask...

SWAT Closes In On Foreclosed Home, Owner Shoots Self In Head

Dawn Teo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dawn Teo

PHOENIX--As reported by a local ABC affiliate earlier today, an embittered homeowner shot himself in the head Tuesday on the outskirts of town as SWAT...