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Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Suicides at Fort Carson appear to be rising

Suicides at Fort Carson appear to be rising
POSTED: 10/22/2012
By Jakob Rodgers
The Gazette

Fort Carson appears on track to tie or surpass the number of suicides its soldiers committed last year, according to statistics provided by the post last week.

Six Fort Carson soldiers have committed suicide in 2012 through Wednesday, one less than the post recorded in 2011, said Deon Cobasky, the post's suicide prevention program manager. "Several" other deaths remain under investigation, said Dee McNutt, a post spokeswoman.
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