Hot on the heels of the online suicide posted by S, an ex-police officer in Buenos Aires has committed suicide on live TV just after completing an interview. The man, Mario Ferreyra, shot himself fatally in the head as he was about to be arrested on charges for alleged human rights violations.
“Maria, goodbye,” Mario Ferreyra said to his wife before lifting the .45-caliber revolver and shooting himself in the temple.
Ferreyra, 63, took his life on Friday as national authorities
arrived at his home to arrest him on charges in connection with the
disappearance, torture and death of dissidents during Argentina’s
Ferreyra’s wife maintains Mario’s innocence in the charges.