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Suicide by Cop
|20 Nov 1912
|Mad Bomber Carl Warr enters Los Angeles city jail with 60 sticks of dynamite strapped to himself. After an hour, two detectives attack Warr who then pulls the bomb's trigger. Nothing happens, and the freakishly masked bomber begs police to kill him.
|24 Nov 2003
|According to police in Olathe, Missouri, one of their officers shoots and kills Brian E. Jones after the 36-year-old makes threatening comments and fires his own gun into the air after a 6-hour standoff.
|9 Mar 2004
|39-year-old Gregory Velasquez drops by the Red Caboose Day Care in Madison, WI, brandishing two meat cleavers. After stabbing the day-care teacher several times, he is shot eight times in the chest by two police officers. Judging from comments he had made to his girlfriend (a lock of whose hair he had torn out a week before) his death is ruled suicide by police.
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