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Colonel accused of double murder tries to kill himself

Russell Williams used mustard to write his suicide note

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The former commander of CFB Trenton—now an accused serial predator and double murderer—tried to take his own life over the Easter weekend. According to sources at the Quinte Detention Centre in Napanee, Ont., the alleged killer used mustard to write a suicide note on the wall of his jail cell, and then tried to suffocate himself by stuffing tin foil and cardboard down his throat. Williams also used foil and cardboard to jam the lock in his cell, but guards managed to bust into the room and “rescue” him while he was still breathing. The 46-year-old is now on 24-hour, one-on-one suicide watch. His next court appearance is scheduled for April 29.

Kingston Whig-Standard

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