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[Original Publish Date: 10/24/20]
MOUNT DORA, Florida — A woman took her own life in the parking lot of Mount Dora Police Department early Saturday morning, according to the city’s spokesperson, Lisa McDonald.
Shortly before 1:30 a.m. Saturday, Nicole Curley, 46, a resident of the city, drove to the parking lot of MDPD, 1300 North Donnelly Street and shot herself, McDonald said in a press release. MDPD officers responded to the scene and rendered aid, and Curley was transported to AdventHealth Waterman, where she was pronounced dead.
This is the second suicide in a public place in the Golden Triangle in just eight days. Just before 9 a.m. Oct.16, an employee of the Lake County Supervisor of Elections Office, 1898 East Burleigh Boulevard, Tavares, shot himself at work, Tavares Police Lt. Sarah Coursey told Lake Legal News last week.
Our Editor-in-Chief, Marilyn M. Aciego, began writing for Lake Legal News in 2010. Born and raised in Lake County, she is a graduate of Umatilla High School and Lake-Sumter State College. She started her journalism career at LSSC, where she was editor of both student publications, The Angler and The Odyssey. Her professional career began at the Daily Commercial in 2004 where she covered cops and courts the majority of her time there until she left in 2009. Currently, along with being Editor-in-Chief of Lake Legal News, she is the Florida bureau chief for an international media organization. She has made more than two dozen appearances on live national television, including Nancy Grace and the Greta Van Susteren show, along with her appearance on Evil Twins. Contact her with breaking news, tips, and feedback by sending an e-mail to 352Tips@gmail.com. You can also contact us on our Facebook page — and make sure you “Like” and “Follow us” there. [PHOTO CREDIT: Bonnie Whicher]