Man Jumps to Death from Roof of Mall of Indonesia in Jakarta

Earlier today (May 26, 2016), a yet unidentified man jumped to his death from the roof of MOI – Mall of Indonesia – located in the Kelapa Gading district of Jakarta. The video appears to have been filmed from an apartment opposite MOI. The vertical camera person did a fairly decent job following the fall. … Continue reading “Man Jumps to Death from Roof of Mall of Indonesia in Jakarta”

Man Shoots Himself in Heart, Remains Standing for a While Before Collapsing

A CCTV video from a store shows a man walk up to the counter. He appears to exchange a few brief words with a worker, puts what looks like his cell phone on the counter, pulls out a handgun and shoots himself in the heart. He responds by looking stunned, but he remains standing on … Continue reading “Man Shoots Himself in Heart, Remains Standing for a While Before Collapsing”

Suicide Jump Ends with a Bounce as Crowd Cheers

In China, a suicide jumper took a leap from the roof of a 5 storey building onto the paved road below. The landing ended with a bounce, and a sound of a cracking skull. But what’s even more interesting is the cheer of the crowd, that changed from rising pitch ahhh, to dropping pitch awww, … Continue reading “Suicide Jump Ends with a Bounce as Crowd Cheers”

Woman Jumps to Her Death, Bounces Off Bridge After Long Fall

In Florianópolis, state of Santa Catarina, in the south of Brazil, a woman climbed on top of Hercílio Luz Bridge and threatened to jump. Firefighters showed up in boats and tried to reason with the distraught woman, but after a short while, she made good on her threats and jumped. The long fall down was … Continue reading “Woman Jumps to Her Death, Bounces Off Bridge After Long Fall”

Filipino Commits Suicide by Jumping Back First Off Overpass

In the Philippines, an apparently mentally unstable man was standing on the edge of an overpass, threatening to jump. Rescuers came with an air cushion, but the man quickly ran along the edge, and jumped back first onto the bare road below. You can pretty much hear his head crack as it slams on the … Continue reading “Filipino Commits Suicide by Jumping Back First Off Overpass”

Murder Suicide in Argentina – Man Shoots Lawyer, Then Himself in Crowded Restaurant

At around 7:20 on Wednesday July 1, 2015, a man walked up to a lawyer in a crowded restaurant in Corrientes, Argentina, and popped 6 bullets in him with a 9mm pistol. As restaurant patrons contemplated what the heck just happened, the attacker put the gun to his temple, and killed himself in front of … Continue reading “Murder Suicide in Argentina – Man Shoots Lawyer, Then Himself in Crowded Restaurant”

Couple with Slashed Throats Hold Their Hands to Die Together

I’m not sure where the video is from, and if it’s a sucide pact or murder suicide. I tend to think it’s a suicide pact. A couple with slashed throats is laying on the ground holding hands. The woman appears to be dead, but the guy is still alive despite the deep wound on his … Continue reading “Couple with Slashed Throats Hold Their Hands to Die Together”

Suicidal Man Encouraged by Onlookers to Jump Off Viaduct in Fortaleza, Brazil

A man contemplating suicide was standing on the railing of a viaduct in Fortaleza, Brazil, threatening to jump. While filming the vertical video, the cameraman shouted: “Pula, Corno!” The translation is: “Jump, horn!” Not sure if horn is used in a derogatory way when addressing a person in Brazil, but it’s quite possible, given the … Continue reading “Suicidal Man Encouraged by Onlookers to Jump Off Viaduct in Fortaleza, Brazil”

Colombian Man Attempts Suicide, Succeeds in Stripping Himself Naked

A distraught man climbed out the window of a motel in Bogotá, Colombia, and threatened to commit suicide by jumping. A rescue worker sneaked into the room and tried to pull him in, but the man let go and dropped to the ground. We have recently seen two videos of people dying after falling from … Continue reading “Colombian Man Attempts Suicide, Succeeds in Stripping Himself Naked”

Man Commits Suicide by Jumping Off Pedestrian Overpass

This video reminds me of the recent video of a woman who committed suicide in much the same way. The only difference is that while she landed on her tailbone, and thus delayed her death, this man landed flat on his front, and likely died on impact. I do not have any background information about … Continue reading “Man Commits Suicide by Jumping Off Pedestrian Overpass”