Swift and cer­tain end

Sui­cide by cyanide

The Daily Telegraph - - World news -

 Hermann Göring killed him­self in 1946 by swal­low­ing a cyanide cap­sule the night be­fore he was to be hanged for crimes com­mit­ted as one of the most pow­er­ful fig­ures in the Nazi party.

 Michael Marin was a suc­cess­ful Wall Street in­vest­ment trader who, in June 2012, took his own life by swal­low­ing cyanide pills af­ter the judge de­liv­ered a guilty ver­dict for arson.

 In July 2013, Steve Par­sons swal­lowed cyanide in a court­room in Maryville, Mis­souri, af­ter be­ing con­victed of rap­ing a 14-year-old girl. He died a few min­utes later.

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