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Scientology foe's notes shed light on suicide

Title: Scientology foe's notes shed light on suicide
Date: Saturday, 3 May 2008
Publisher: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Author: Jonathan Abel
Main source: tampabay.com

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CLEARWATER — Shawn Lons­dale, who carried on a one-man crusade against Scientology in 2006, was "sick, depressed, broke and tired of it all" when he took his life in February, according to a suicide note released Friday. Police discovered him on Feb. 16, a garden hose stretching from the exhaust pipe of his car into a window of his home at 510 N Lincoln Ave. Online speculation coursed through anti-Scientology circles that he did not kill himself. On Friday, however, police ... [Read the rest at tampabay.com]