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Troubled Lives: 10 Celebrities Who Died From Suicide Hangings [PHOTOS]


A somber cloud hung over New York after reports of the tragic suicide of designer and Rolling Stones singer Mick Jagger‘s girlfriend, L’wren Scott by way of hanging began to surface early Tuesday. Scott was discovered in her Chelsea apartment hanging from a doorknob, and was said to be in serious debt.

The grim news shocked many, including Jagger who canceled a  performance in Australia and spoke out as reported by CNN. Scott was reportedly $6 million in debt, although by all appearances the popular fashion maven was doing well.

By no means are we making light of this tragic event, and we urge everyone to seek help if and when they can. The National Suicide Prevention Hotline is a wonderful resource for those struggling with these types of thoughts. The hotline can be reached via phone by calling (800) 273-8255.

Hip-Hop Wired takes a look at other celebrities and public figures who died by way of suicide hangings. May they all rest peacefully.

Photo: Wikipedia Commons/AaronSW

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  • imright

    i think Alex McQueen sacrificed his mthr & was over come w guilt & killed hisself!

  • kll

    U see no Black’s hang themselves….. Shiiit the yt hung us enough for the rest of eternity!

  • SnowStormsinDetroit

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  • African Royalty

    I always wondered what happened to the host of family feud now I know smh.

  • African Royalty

    Daaamn Jonathan Brandis too smh