quote:Prison system spokeswoman Michelle Lyons said that 15 minutes before Johnson was discovered, he was talking to the staff and awaiting breakfast, and gave no indication he was contemplating suicide.
Well, I don't guess he would have given an indication if he were serious about carrying out his plan, which it appears that he was, and did not want to be stopped.
Please don't anyone say he was "dead" serious. I love puns, but. . . Thanks.
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On the one hand, I think I may have done the same in that situation. I'd rather be able to take control of my own situation, knowing I'd die anyway. On the other... the idea of going to hell because I killed myself might freak me out, even as agnostic as I am (damned Catholic upbringing still stains my world). But if I'd done something to get myself on death row, I probably wouldn't be so sure I'd go to heaven anyway.
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