Suicide

Leo King and his mother, Shermaine Samuel. On Saturday, Samuel will lead a day of service in memory of her son, who killed himself in 2010.

ST. CROIX — Dec. 8, 2010, was a day that Shermaine Samuel will never forget. A day her whole life changed with one phone call.

Her youngest son, Leo Emmanuel King, killed himself at the age of 20, hundreds of miles away from home while attending college in Pennsylvania.