Mayor Crooks Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month

Trenton Mayor signs proclamation designating September “Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month”

Trenton Mayor Linda Crooks on Tuesday signed a proclamation designating September as Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month in the City of Trenton. September is National Suicide Prevention and Awareness month and Wright Memorial Hospital’s Senior Life Solutions program is working to raise awareness. According to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, an average of 129 […]

Wright Memorial Hospital

Senior Life Solution program raising awareness during National Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month

September is National Suicide Prevention and Awareness month and Wright Memorial Hospital’s Senior Life Solutions program is working to raise awareness.  According to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, an average of 129 deaths by suicide occur per day and there are an estimated 1,400,000 suicide attempts per year. Talk of suicide should never be […]

Death Investigation

Investigation by authorities reveals cause of death for Chillicothe man who committed suicide

A farmer and former Chillicothe school board member sentenced to 122 months in federal prison Friday for a 142 million dollar grain fraud scheme has died. Officers were sent to conduct a well-being check and upon arrival, Chillicothe Police Chief Jon Maples and Livingston County Coroner Scott Lindley report Randy Constant was found deceased inside […]

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Chillicothe man sentenced to 10-years in prison for grain fraud scheme commits suicide

A coroner says a Missouri man blamed for running the largest organic food fraud scheme in U.S. history has died by suicide, days after he was sentenced to 10-years in federal prison. Livingston County Coroner Scott Lindley on Tuesday confirmed the death of Randy Constant in Chillicothe, Missouri. He said Constant died from “a self-inflicted […]

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Man pulls gun and threatens suicide during traffic stop in Brookfield

The Brookfield Police Department reports officers saw a subject pull a handgun and threaten to harm himself during a traffic stop at the west entrance of the Walmart parking lot near Park Circle Drive in Brookfield Monday night. Officers from the police department, Highway Patrol, and Linn County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene, and […]

Livingston County Sheriff

Livingston County Sheriff’s Department investigates unattended death

Livingston County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a call of an unattended death on Sunday, August 4th, 2019. Deputies responded to a residence in Chula about 10:45 am on Sunday morning.  Upon arrival, deputies discovered an adult male inside the residence, however, the residence was locked and secured at the time of death. After gaining entry, […]

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Cameron police prevent man from committing suicide

Cameron Police report officers were able to persuade a male subject from allegedly harming himself during an incident early Saturday morning. Police Chief Rick Bashor reported Cameron police received information that the individual was armed with a gun and wanted to commit suicide.  Officers from Cameron Police and DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department conducted a vehicle […]

Suicide Prevention

Livingston County Sheriff Department responds to call with individual threatening suicide

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports he, two deputies, and the Chillicothe Department of Emergency Services recently responded to a call regarding an adult allegedly actively attempting to kill himself or herself. Cox says the person was located and admitted to taking several pills before being non-compliant and resisting officers. The individual was transported to […]

Budget

Audio: New state budget includes jump in public school safety funding

Governor Parson has signed into law a new state budget which includes 300,000-dollars in school safety funding to Missouri’s K through 12 public districts. Melissa Randol with the Missouri School Boards’ Association says addressing school safety involves a multi-faceted approach.     The funding could be used to address threats involving weapons and digital platforms, […]