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Florida woman livestreams her suicide on Facebook from her home in Cudjoe Key

A Florida woman has livestreamed a video of herself taking her own life.

Merilee Joyce Turner, 53, of Cudjoe Key broadcast the troubling footage on Wednesday night, the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office said.

Turner died after several people viewed her wounding herself in real time, sheriff’s office spokesperson Adam Linhardt said.

At least one person called authorities, but they did not make it to her home in time. 

‘Foul play is not suspected,’ Linhardt told the Miami Herald. ‘We’re not looking for anybody. It’s obviously self-inflicted wounds but there could have been other factors involved.’

The video was removed from her profile by Facebook. 

Merilee Joyce Turner, 53, of Cudjoe Key broadcast a live video of herself taking her own life in Cudjoe Key, Florida on Wednesday, authorities with the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office said

From the looks of Turner’s remaining posts on her page, it appeared as though she was the life of the party.

Many images show her laughing and smiling wide, often surrounded by lots of other people. 

Turner is listed on the account as having been in a relationship with Kevin Slamon, who is originally from Killashee, Longford, Ireland, since what appears to be at least February 2017. 

The video was removed from her profile by Facebook, which was converted into a memorial page, featuring any images show of Turner laughing and smiling wide

The video was removed from her profile by Facebook, which was converted into a memorial page, featuring any images show of Turner laughing and smiling wide

Turner is listed on the account as having been in a relationship with Kevin Slamon, who is originally from Killashee, Longford, Ireland, since what appears to be at least February of 2017. The two are pictured in a photo shared on February 27, 2017

Turner is listed on the account as having been in a relationship with Kevin Slamon, who is originally from Killashee, Longford, Ireland, since what appears to be at least February of 2017. The two are pictured in a photo shared on February 27, 2017

A selfie of Turner and Slamon shared on July 31, 2017, leaned up against on railing on what could be either a boat or a waterfront deck, was captioned, 'What a freaking great day!! [five red heart emojis]'

A selfie of Turner and Slamon shared on July 31, 2017, leaned up against on railing on what could be either a boat or a waterfront deck, was captioned, ‘What a freaking great day!! [five red heart emojis]’

Wednesday brought her heartbreaking final post on the social media site.

Someone who viewed the livestream where Turner ended it all called sheriff’s deputies, one of whom watched the video as well. 

After receiving he call, authorities responded to the home of Turner, who was known by friends as ‘Mouse,’ at around 10.15pm on Wednesday.

‘EMS arrived moments later’ and pronounced the woman dead, a sheriff’s report said.

But Wednesday was not a great day for Turner, as it brought with it her final post on the social media site as she broadcast herself taking her own life

But Wednesday was not a great day for Turner, as it brought with it her final post on the social media site as she broadcast herself taking her own life

Turner (pictured) died after several people viewed her wounding herself in real time, sheriff’s office spokesperson Adam Linhardt said

'Foul play is not suspected,' Linhardt said. 'We’re not looking for anybody. It’s obviously self-inflicted wounds but there could have been other factors involved.' Turner is pictured

Turner (pictured at left and right) died after several people viewed her wounding herself in real time, sheriff’s office spokesperson Adam Linhardt said. ‘Foul play is not suspected,’ Linhardt said. ‘We’re not looking for anybody. It’s obviously self-inflicted wounds but there could have been other factors involved.’

From the looks of Turner's remaining posts on her page, it appeared as though she was the life of the party. Turner is pictured holding an $800 check for winning a raffle at a local casino

From the looks of Turner’s remaining posts on her page, it appeared as though she was the life of the party. Turner is pictured holding an $800 check for winning a raffle at a local casino

One person wrote on what has now into Turner’s memorialized Facebook page, ‘Dear friend you will always have a special place in my heart.’ 

An autopsy will be conducted, according to authorities, at which time an official cause of death will be confirmed. 

Turner was born in Deerfield, Illinios, according to her social media page/

She took classes at Southern Illinois University Carbondale and had been working at the American Legion Post 154 in Marathon since November of 2017.

The tragic incident occurred at Turner’s home, located on the 21000 block of Old State Road 4A.

For confidential support in the US, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 or click here.

For confidential support on suicide matters in the UK, call the Samaritans on 08457 90 90 90, visit a local Samaritans branch or click here.

For confidential support in Australia, please call Lifeline on 13 11 14 or click here. 

An autopsy will be conducted, according to authorities, at which time an official cause of death will be confirmed. Turner was born in Deerfield, Illinios, according to her social media page/ She took classes at Southern Illinois University Carbondale and had been working at the American Legion Post 154 in Marathon since November of 2017. For confidential support in the US, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 or click the link above

An autopsy will be conducted, according to authorities, at which time an official cause of death will be confirmed. Turner was born in Deerfield, Illinios, according to her social media page/ She took classes at Southern Illinois University Carbondale and had been working at the American Legion Post 154 in Marathon since November of 2017. For confidential support in the US, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 or click the link above

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