Suicide on Hoover Dam Bridge Shines Light on Las Vegas’ Dirty Secret

Suicide on Hoover Dam Bridge Shines Light on Las Vegas’ Dirty Secret

Captured literally moments it in to police (Image: Francesca Bosco before she plunged to her death below, a passing tourist caught this final photo of Heather Price Papayoti and her taxi by accident and turned)

Beyond the endless glare associated with the neon that is bright and the sounds of slot machines, cocktail eyeglasses and sexy encounters, lies a much, much darker and grimmer reality in Sin City: a seldom-reported fact and one which many resort hotels walk out their means to keep out of the media is the specific quantity of suicides committed in Las Vegas, sometimes following a last weekend of debauchery and with as many tragic motivations as life itself needs to offer. These suicides are not necessarily related to something that happened in vegas, mind you; but the City of Neon seems to represent to many individuals a place to see life off, for whatever reasons.

In fact, several studies have unearthed that Las Vegas is the no. 1 destination of choice for people to kill themselves into the U.S.

Hotels Do What They Can

Obviously, there is no way that is real hotels to stem this steady blast of lives lost, as generally the deed is done from inside an accommodation, with as many techniques utilized as the reasons themselves for the suicides. The thing resort hotels can and nearly constantly do is allow it to be extremely difficult to fling oneself from the resort room screen, however; either makin (more…)

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