NYPD Officer Accused of Raping 15-Year-Old Girl He Met Online Commits Suicide

An NYPD sergeant who was arrested earlier this month on multiple counts of rape and sexual abuse was found dead this week in an apparent suicide, officials said.

Joel Doseau, 43, faced more than 40 charges for allegedly molesting a girl he met online eight years ago when she was a minor, NBC News reports. His body was discovered in his parents’ Canarsie, Brooklyn, home Thursday, police said.

Teen Who Allegedly Encouraged Friend to Commit Suicide Didn't Commit a Crime, Lawyer Says

The Massachusetts lawyer defending a teen accused of encouraging her friend to commit suicide has filed a motion to have his client’s case thrown out on the premise that no crime was actually committed.

Michelle Carter, 18, was charged last year with involuntary manslaughter after police said she allegedly coaxed Conrad Roy III to kill himself.

Robin Williams' Death: How His Family Is Coping 1 Year Later

It’s a testament to the vibrancy of Robin Williams that, even a year later, his death remains a cultural touchstone, the psychic shock we can’t quite get over.

Wisconsin Dad Allegedly Killed Disabled Son, Then Committed Suicide with a Nail Gun

A Wisconsin father allegedly killed his disabled son, then committed suicide himself after learning that he faced a change in respite care for the 16-year-old, authorities said.

Texas Authorities Release New Video Showing That Sandra Bland Was Alive at Time of Booking

Authorities in Waller County, Texas, have released hours of footage showing Sandra Bland’s booking in an effort to dispel the speculation that she was already dead when she arrived at the jail.

Sawyer Sweeten's Mom: How My Family Is Coping After My Son's Suicide

Three months after her son, Everybody Loves Raymond actor Sawyer Sweeten, took his own life, Elizabeth Gini still struggles with her loss as she fights to stay strong for her family.

Former Hasidic Jewish Woman, 29, Jumped to Her Death After Being Shunned by Parents: 'She Was Never Good Enough in Their Eyes'

Not even an hour before Faigy Mayer jumped to her death from a rooftop bar in New York City, she shared a photo album of old family pictures on Facebook.

“My family refuses to allow me to have my baby pictures so finding these pics were cool!” the caption read.

Witnesses recalled seeing the 29-year-old jump 20 floors to her death from the top of 230 Fifth Rooftop Bar on Monday evening.

Suicide by Snakebite? Police Investigate Texas Teen's Death After He Leaves a Cryptic Message on Facebook

The death of a Texas teen who was killed after being bitten by a cobra last Tuesday is being investigated as a suicide, Austin police confirm to PEOPLE.

Utah Mom Planned to Leave Husband Before He Shot and Killed Her, Their 2 Kids and Himself on Father's Day

A Utah mother was planning to leave her husband before he fatally shot her and their two children, then himself, on Father’s Day.

New details in the gruesome killings emerged Monday after police released a search warrant that had previously been sealed, Fox 13 reports.

The husband’s sister called police after finding the bloodied body of 6-year-old Tylee Smith at the family’s Roy home.

Police Search for Missing 7-Month-Old After Dad Jumps from Connecticut Bridge in Suicide Attempt

Police are searching the Connecticut River for the 7-month-old son of a man who jumped from the Arrigoni Bridge in a suicide attempt on Sunday evening, a Middleton police spokeswoman tells PEOPLE.

Tony Moreno, 22, called a friend threatening to take his own life at just before midnight Sunday. That person then called Middletown police and told them they could hear a baby crying in the background.

Police arrived on the scene after Moreno jumped and were able to rescue him. He was airlifted to Harford Hospital for treatment.