Thursday, June 17, 2010

UK: Was The Suicide Of Lesbian Cop Due To Homophobia?

"A gay policewoman who committed suicide allegedly left a note accusing colleagues of homophobia, it has been claimed. Probationary officer Lara Goldie, 28, was found hanged at her home on the weekend and is believed to have left a four-page suicide note claiming she was prejudiced against because of her sexuality," reports UK Daily Mail. "Goldie attended the Metropolitan Police's Hendon training college, where she claimed she was targeted by fellow trainees. The Metropolitan Police Directorate of Professional Standards is investigating her death and plan to question her former colleagues and staff at Hendon over the claims. It is understood Goldie had recently split up from her long-term partner before her death, and most of her suicide note related to her personal life." READ MORE