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Favorite Methods of Suicide

Posted by – November 17, 2013

November 17, 1892

Favorite Methods of Suicide.

BERLIN, Nov. 17.—According to the vital statistics of Germany for the year 1891, 4091 males and 1289 females committed suicide. The methods of self-destruction were as follows: By hanging, 3567; drowning, 732; shooting, 611; poison, 232; cutting their throats, 112; throwing themselves under railroad trains, 77; throwing themselves from heights, 49.

 

From the collection of The Comtesse DeSpair
(The 1892 Morbid Scrapbook)