Funding for this research was provided by:
Fundação de Apoio à Pesquisa do Distrito Federal (193.000.001/2014)
Fundação de Peritos em Criminalística Ilaraine Acácio Arce (001/2014)
Received: 15 September 2021
Accepted: 22 June 2022
First Online: 14 July 2022
: The Brasilia University Research Ethics Committee (BUREC) approved the research (CAAE: 48781315.0.0000.0030/2015. Available to consult at: ExternalRef removed). Consent for participation was waived by the BUREC considering that the study worked with secondary data from people who have died, according to current legislation on research with human beings in Brazil (CONEP Resolution No. 466, of December 12st 2012, item IV.8). The permission to access the personal database of the people who have died by suicide was acquired by the first author authorized by the Director of the PCDF’s Criminalistic Institute.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.