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Hastings teen dies by suicide on Oct. 22, 2012

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A Hastings teen died by suicide on Monday, Oct. 22, 2012.

The teen was found outside his residence.

Dakota County deputies were called to the scene.


Additional grief counselors are at Hastings High School today to assist students as needed.


Several resources are available for anyone having a mental health crisis.

Among them is the the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255.

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Chad Richardson
Chad Richardson is the publisher and editor at the Hastings Star Gazette. He was the general manager of the Farmington Independent and Rosemount Town Pages from 2000 to 2007. He previously worked at the Star Gazette from 1996 to 2000 as a photographer and reporter. He also worked as a photographer and writer at the Pope County Tribune in Glenwood.
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