note: before you get on my ass don’t take that comment seriously. i just thought it was interesting to see a case so similar to “a study in pink”. read it and you’ll see what i mean.
A Tragedy in Wales: A Small Town Mystery
But instead, Michelle looked out the window and saw Dean, 41, in the backyard, using his jacket to hang himself from their 3-year-old daughter’s green swing set. “I ran downstairs hoping he had just done it,” Michelle, 41, remembers. “I went outside, and I knew then he was gone. Our son Dale took him down and laid him on the ground. I sat and held his hand and waited for the police.”
The deaths of Kelly and Dean were unquestionably shocking, but perhaps more disturbing, they are just two in a series of hanging deaths that have taken place in and around Bridgend since 2007. As of February 2012, an astonishing and baffling number of people in the area-79, most of them between 15 and 30-have apparently taken their lives in a gruesome procession of mortality. The mystery of the suicides is deepened by how strangely similar they are. All of them were by hanging, and only a few victims left a note…