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GWB Suicides Reached Record in 2012

Last year also brought most suicide attempts, report says.

A record 18 people committed suicide last year in jumps from the George Washington Bridge, the New York Post reported Monday. 

The number of attempted suicides also reached its highest level ever, the article said. Law enforcement sources told the Post 43 attempted suicides were reported in 2012. 

Last year's suicides surpassed the 2010 record of 13 deaths, the newspaper reported. 

Port Authority officials reportedly beefed up patrols on the bridge following a series of suicides in May. 

momofour February 08, 2013 at 07:27 PM
John Casey, do you have a reality problem, or do you not hear the news?! Think of all the mass killings of innocents we have had in America in the last decade and tell us how many of them were women?
Eliana Landes February 08, 2013 at 07:27 PM
The main reason why many people are comitting suicide is because they don't have God as number one in their lives. So, if you don'rt have Him as number one, there is no hope. He is the only One whom can give us that. When human been understands it, this planet will get better, people will be happy and we'll see a big change in our society and see the numbers of suicide decrese...because if we let God lives in our hearts, then we'll have love, peace, joy and happyness! I can tell you by my own experience. I went thru sooo much in my life and had more then enough reason to commit a suicide but, God helped me...because I alowed Him to do so and totally trusted on Him. Have your own experience with Him and you will see what I am talking about! Without Him, we are nothing! I hope our society gets the point! Eliana
tom February 08, 2013 at 08:34 PM
jezzie, not easier to ban guns, just what they want to do. opportunity equals results. they want to ban guns. rep.'s want to end abortion. they both need to get over it. self-righteous killers. ideologues who don't respect the supreme ct. unless it rules in their favor. get over it everyone. people are starving to death, homeless,ect. and u pompous fools live in the past. libs are no more enlightened than conservatives. just more uppity. ur all fools who kill
tom February 08, 2013 at 08:35 PM
gilligan.lol. perfect.
tom February 08, 2013 at 08:39 PM
maybe a police officer on every bridge. maybe every citizen could be assigned a police officer at birth to follow them daily wherever they go. then i could feel safe. cowards. u don't deserve america. if women can choose to kill their babies, why can't they choose to kill themselves?. ..... anyone????

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