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Editor: Thomas A. Smith
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Sunday, April 15, 2018

Famed lawyer sets self on fire in Prospect Park protest suicide - NY Daily News

A nationally known advocate for gay rights and the environment died Saturday in a fiery Prospect Park suicide, with his self-immolation meant as a wake-up call to save the planet.

The charred remains of David Buckel, 60, were discovered shortly after sunrise when firefighters responded to a 6:40 a.m. blaze in the southwest corner of the sprawling Brooklyn park.


I don't get the symbolism. Wouldn't have drowning himself have been better? Dude seems to have been a bit confused.

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Poor bastard.

Posted by: dearieme | Apr 15, 2018 12:52:16 PM