SUICIDE TOURISM: Young White Man ‘In His 30’s’ Commits Suicide By Hanging On A Doorknob At Sapphire House
SITE OF SUICIDE: SAPPHIRE HOUSE STT
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — On Monday January 16, 2017, a resident of Sapphire House called the 911 Emergency Call Center to report that he attempted several times to make contact with his friend and neighbor, but was unsuccessful.
He further explained that he became concerned and traveled to his friend’s residence at Unit 304 of Sapphire House. After repeatedly making attempts to contact his friend, he then peered into his apartment and discovered that he was hanging from the apartment’s door knob.
Upon Investigators arrival to the scene, they discovered an unresponsive white man, who appeared to be in his early 30’s hanging from the unit’s door knob.
At this time the identity of the male has not been released pending notification of next of kin.
Preliminary Investigation has ruled this incident as a Suicide.