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Weekend Reads Superman actress Margot Kidder's death ruled a suicide

04:56  09 august  2018
04:56  09 august  2018 Source:   cbc.ca

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The Park County, Montana coroner’s office has ruled Margot Kidder ’ s death a suicide . Kidder , who is probably best known for portraying Lois Lane opposite Christopher Reeve in the 1970s and ’80s Superman movies and starred in many other films including The Amityville Horror, died May 13 at her

Margot Kidder's daughter says the Superman actress' death has been ruled a suicide.© TMS & DC Comics Inc. via AP Margot Kidder's daughter says the Superman actress' death has been ruled a suicide.

Margot Kidder's daughter says the Superman actress' death has been ruled a suicide.

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Maggie McGuane told The Associated Press Wednesday that she knew her mother died by suicide when she was brought to Kidder's Montana home in May, and that it is a big relief to have the truth out.

Park County Coroner Richard Wood said in a statement that the Canadian-born Kidder died May 13 in her Livingston home "as a result of a self-inflicted drug and alcohol overdose."

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Superman actress Margot Kidder took her own life with a 'self-inflicted drug and alcohol overdose', a coroner ruled on Wednesday. Her daughter, Maggie McGuane, she knew her mother died by suicide when she was brought to Kidder ' s Montana home in May, and that it is a big relief to have

“ Superman ” actress Margot Kidder ’ s death has been ruled a suicide , according to the Associated Press. Kidder ’ s daughter, Maggie McGuane, told the publication on Wednesday that she knew her mother had died by suicide when she went to her home in Livingston, Mont.

McGuane says she believes it's important to be open and honest about the suicide so there's no cloud of shame.

She says it's a unique sort of grief and pain and that she would like to reach out to every family who is suffering through a loss by suicide.

Where to get help:

Canada Suicide Prevention Service : 1-833-456-4566 (Phone) | 45645 (Text) | crisisservicescanada.ca (Chat)

In Quebec (French): Association québécoise de prévention du suicide : 1-866-APPELLE (1-866-277-3553)

Kids Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868 (Phone), Live Chat counselling at www.kidshelpphone.ca

Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention: Find a 24-hour crisis centre

If you're worried someone you know may be at risk of suicide, you should talk to them about it, says the Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention. Here are some warning signs:

Suicidal thoughts.

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