Year: 2002 Source: Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, v.9, no.1, (April 2002), p.96-99 SIEC No: 20070757

This article describes a case series of murder followed by suicide attempts. Examining this type of offender may help us better understand the group who complete murder followed by suicide. Research in this area will always be difficult given the rarity of the event and the retrospective approach, which is usually required.