suicide pact

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Noun1.suicide pact - an agreement by two or more people to commit suicide together at a given place and time; "the two lovers killed themselves in a suicide pact"
agreement, understanding - the statement (oral or written) of an exchange of promises; "they had an agreement that they would not interfere in each other's business"; "there was an understanding between management and the workers"
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suicide pact

npatto suicida
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She had started other suicide pacts within hours of Mr Birkinshaw's death on December 17, 2015.
Gordon has been linked to luring six more men before Birkinshaw to meet the same fate by luring them into suicide pacts, although it is not immediately clear whether she is facing charges for any of the other alleged crimes.
The double death comes after a string of suicide pacts where strangers agree to meet to end their lives using internet forums.
Melchert-Dinkel, 47, who now works as a truck driver, is alleged to have posed as a female nurse on the internet and would offer instructions to people on how to kill themselves and would enter into fake suicide pacts.
POLICE ruled out suicide pacts yesterday as the trigger for a spate of young people's deaths in the same area as a teenage girl appeared to be the latest suicide victim.
POLICE yesterday ruled out suicide pacts as the trigger for a spate of young people's deaths in the same area as a teenage girl appeared to be the latest suicide victim.
A Scotland Yard spokeswoman said: "We will not speculate if this is a copycat reaction to recent Japanese suicide pacts.
SUICIDE pacts set up on the net could rise as more websites offer advice on killing yourself, a psychiatrist warned yesterday.
A 'disturbing' new trend in suicide pacts arranged over the internet could become more common, an expert warns today.
THIS is the sick predator who makes phoney suicide pacts with desperate people - so he can watch them die on the internet.
The number of suicides in Japan rose marginally last year, keeping the toll above 30,000 for the eighth straight year, amid a spate of suicide pacts forged over the internet.
Suicide pacts have been made worldwide over the web since at least the late 90s.