Year: 1999 Source: AAS Newslink, v.25, no.3, (Summer 1999), p.3-4 SIEC No: 20030625

This article is a letter written to the editor of the Washington Post. It describes the school shooting in Littleton, Colorado & Conyers, Georgia. The perpetrators are analyzed for suicidal ideation. Obsessions with death & clearly suicidal communications were observed prior to the shootings. The author asserts that these suicidal dynamics & warning signs are being ignored by the print media when writing of the apparent causes of these homicide-suicides. (SC)