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Attempted Suicide At Lake View Elementary

Attempted Suicide At Lake View Elementary
October 12
15:07 2015

On Sunday morning (October 11th) around 11:30, Page Police and Fire were dispatched to Lake View Elementary for a report of a person hanging from the playground equipment.

The person, identified as a 19 year old male, had attempted to commit suicide.

Page Fire Department performed resuscitation methods on the man and were able to locate a pulse, at which point he was transferred to Page Hospital.  Resuscitation efforts continued for a few hours and the man was flown out of Page by a Classic Air Medical helicopter to Flagstaff Medical Center.

A traditional Navajo cleansing ceremony was performed at the site on Monday evening, October 12th.  Mr. Nelvin Tohonnie of Kaibeto led the ceremony in preparation for students to return to the playground the following day, Tuesday, October 13th.

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