Captured literally moments it in to police (Image: Francesca Bosco before she plunged to her death below, a passing tourist caught this final photo of Heather Price Papayoti and her taxi by accident and turned)
Beyond the endless glare of this neon that is bright and the sounds of slot machines, cocktail eyeglasses and sexy encounters, lies a much, much darker and grimmer reality in las vegas: a seldom-reported fact and one that many accommodations walk out their means to keep out from the media is the particular amount of suicides committed in nevada, sometimes following a last week-end of debauchery and with as numerous tragic motivations as life itself has to offer. These suicides are not always related to anything that happened in vegas, mind you; but the town of Neon seems to represent to many people a place to see life off, for whatever reasons.
In reality, several studies have found that vegas is the number 1 destination of preference for people to kill themselves into the U.S.
Hotels Do What They Can
Obviously, there is no real method for resorts to stem this steady stream of life lost, as generally the deed is done from inside an accommodation, with as many techniques utilized as the reasons themselves for the suicides. The one thing resort hotels can and nearly always do is allow it to be extremely difficult to fling oneself from a hotel room window, however; either making them difficult or i