New York Couple With Ties To St. Louis Die In Apparent Suicide After Jump From Window

NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a Manhattan couple apparently distraught over their finances jumped from the man’s ninth-floor Madison Avenue office window and died. Fifty-three-year-old chiropractor Glenn Scarpelli and his wife Patricia Colant, 50, were found Friday morning. Police say they each had suicide notes that referenced financial problems. Chief of detectives Robert Boyce…

Former Rams’ running back found dead in prison cell

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Former NFL running back Lawrence Phillips was found dead in his California prison cell early Wednesday, and officials said they suspect suicide. Guards at Kern Valley State Prison found Phillips, 40, unresponsive in his cell shortly after midnight. He was taken to an outside hospital and pronounced dead about 1:30 a.m.,…