Placentia, Ca. teacher hanging update: Jillian Jacobson, photography teacher, found hanging from classroom ceiling by students

(AP) A Southern California teacher — Jillian Jacobson — who committed suicide by hanging herself in her classroom was a well-liked 31-year-old photography instructor, authorities said Monday. Students arriving at El Dorado High School found […]


Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro found hanged after one month in jail

Man who imprisoned Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight for years received life sentence a month ago
The Associated Press
The Ohio man who kidnapped three young women and repeatedly raped them in his home for nearly a decade was found hanging in his cell and is believed to have killed himself, a prison official said Wednesday.

Ariel Castro, 53, had started serving a life prison term after being sentenced last month to life in prison plus 1,000 years on his guilty plea in one of the country’s most sensational criminal cases in recent history.

Castro was found in his cell Tuesday night,… […]