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John LaDuke
Suicide Hanging

Carnival Freedom - June 21, 2015

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John LaDuke, 45 - Suicide Hanging

Carnival Freedom Passenger, June 21, 2015

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Time of Death is unknown

John LaDuke, 45, was sailing aboard Carnival Cruise Line's Carnival Freedom with family members on a Caribbean Father's Day, week long, celebration cruise, The cruise embarked from Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades) Florida.

On Tuesday June 21, 2015, John LaDuke was found hanging in his cabin with a belt around his neck.

The cabin door dead bolt had been locked from the inside. Spouse and son contacted security to get the door open, when they returned to the cabin. CPR was performed on LaDuke, without results. The cruise ship hanging death was ruled a suicide.

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