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Suicides in Porter Co Nearly Double in 2012

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The annual coroners report for Porter County was released this week, and twenty-percent of coroners office cases last year involved suicide – County Coroner Chuck Harris says that's an "astonishing" figure.  The number of suicides went up dramatically in 2012, Harris said, up 90-percent from the 2011 totals.  Harris says from his office's experience suicides are usually directly related to relationship conflicts and economic desperation. You can hear more of our interview with the Porter County Coroner Chuck Harris at On Demand here at our website.
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