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News: Shedding light on the Valley's high suicide rate

March 23, 2011
The victim found dead in the parking lot of the Crystal River Elementary School yesterday was Nino Santiago, an officer with the Carbondale Police Department.

The possibility of suicide in the case brings to light a disturbing trend: the high number of suicides throughout the Roaring Fork Valley. KDNK's Mathew Katz reports on why it may be a problem -- and why there's a stigma surrounding the topic.

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