This particular murder–suicide was premeditated with greatly neglected precipitating factors and high predictability. In fact, this confirms the remark by Maltsberger et al. (2015, p. 643) that: “Risk factors research does not have high predictive value.”
It is a major ethical issue to discuss the limitations of suicide prevention.
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