http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/marshawn-mccarrel-black-lives-matter-activist-dies-at-age-23_us_56ba30b6e4b0c3c5504ef83b

Marshawn McCarrel, a prominent Black Lives Matter activist, died Monday outside of the Ohio statehouse. Authorities say the 23-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene and appeared to have died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, although no one witnessed the shooting…

McCarrel was also the founder of Pursuing Our Dreams, an Ohio-based community activist group that helped to fight homelessness and hunger — both issues McCarrel battled himself for three months after he graduated high school, according to the New York Daily News…

http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/brooklyn/death-dui-suspect-found-hanging-cell-ruled-suicide-article-1.2518499

A 28-year-old drunken driving suspect found hanging from his t-shirt in an NYPD holding cell killed himself, the city medical examiner ruled. Even so, neighbors of Serge Duthely said they couldn’t believe he would take his own life…

http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/bronx/mta-worker-hopes-teen-committed-suicide-suffered-article-1.2518633

Passengers stuck on a train during a massive service disruption on Monday after the suicide of a 15-year-old Fordham Prep student recounted on social media the shockingly crude comment from an MTA worker apparently unaware he was speaking to the entire train…

The tragic teen, whose name has not been released, was the second sophomore at Fordham Preparatory School, an all-male Jesuit high school, to be hit and killed by a train in the past two weeks. On Jan. 18, Owen Kelly was struck and killed by a Metro-North train at Philipse Manor station in Sleepy Hollow…

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/dave-mirra-dead_us_56b3eb48e4b08069c7a6b57c

Dave Mirra, a legendary BMX rider and one of the most successful athletes in extreme sports, died Thursday in Greenville, North Carolina. Mirra, 41, was found sitting in a truck with what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound, the Greenville Police Department said…

Born in Chittenango, New York, Mirra began riding bikes at age 4 and started competing when he was 10. He turned pro soon after graduating high school and became a regular presence on the podium at competitions. His career was almost ended in 1993, after he was struck by a drunken driver…

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