Do Not Threaten Suicide When Your Cable Is Turned Off

This news item, spotted on the Orange County Register’s police blotter, is brief but intriguing: a man in Mission Viejo, Calif. was so distraught that his cable had been shut off that he did the only logical thing: threatened to kill himself. The person he spoke to at Cox Cable, in turn, called the police to report a potential suicide at the man’s address.

Man threatens to kill himself over cable TV [Orange County Register] (via Cable Rant – thanks, Przemek!)