Man Builds Guillotine and then Kills Himself

In Michigan, a 41-year-old man apparantly went to considerable effort to build a functioning guillotine and then used it to behead himself. Suicides are criminal in part because we believe that it is not only a waste of a human life but that such acts are often taken on impulse and without rational consideration. This suicide falls into a sizable number of cases where the act is not just premeditated and combined with obviously careful planning.
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