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* The [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Death_of_Conrad_Roy death of Conrad Roy]] was an example of this, in which his girlfriend - Michelle Carter - sent him text messages encouraging or commanding him to kill himself, knowing that he had a history of mental illness. During his (sadly successful) suicide attempt, he called her, looking for reassurance, and she commanded him to go back and finish the attempt; the courts would later find her responsible for his death and she was convicted of Involuntary Manslaughter.

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* ''Series/LawAndOrderCriminalIntent'': Mentioned by Capt. Deakins, when Detectives Goren and Eames discover a radio shock-jock committed suicide after someone replaced his antidepressants with placebos.
--> '''Capt. Deakins''': Murder by suicide.

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* Johan in ''Manga/{{Monster}}'' is an absolute master of this, knowing every trick to get his targets to kill themselves. Almost anyone who gets in his way or even so much as stays near him for too long becomes a victim of some scheme of his that will culminate in the victim committing suicide. He seems to prefer this method because it allows him to kill whomever he wants with as little evidence as possible. Dr. Tenma, TheProtagonist, spends a significant amount of time in the series coming across Johan's victims and talking them out of suicide.


* SuicidalSadisticChoice: A version of SadisticChoice, where they must kill themselves in order to save someone else or avoid a [[AFateWorseThanDeath worse punishment]].

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* SuicidalSadisticChoice: A version of SadisticChoice, where they must kill themselves in order to save someone else or avoid a [[AFateWorseThanDeath [[FateWorseThanDeath worse punishment]].


''Literature/TheAndromedaStrain'': If the titular strain itself does not kill the victim via coagulation, it can also migrate towards the brain, causing the victim to commit the most bizarre suicides (examples include one boy swallowing glue or another person willingly drowning himself in the sink).

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* ''Literature/TheAndromedaStrain'': If the titular strain itself does not kill the victim via coagulation, it can also migrate towards the brain, causing the victim to commit the most bizarre suicides (examples include one boy swallowing glue or another person willingly drowning himself in the sink).


This is an innversion of SuicideByAssassin and SuicideByCop, where the victim wants to die but [[ICannotSelfTerminate needs someone else]] to kill them for them -- basically Suicide by Murder. See also LeaveBehindAPistol, when they're allowed to kill themselves to escape punishment or retain their dignity. StopHittingYourself, taken to the logical extreme, would be a very literal version of ''making'' someone kill themselves. May be performed by PeoplePuppets.

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This is an innversion inversion of SuicideByAssassin and SuicideByCop, where the victim wants to die but [[ICannotSelfTerminate needs someone else]] to kill them for them -- basically Suicide by Murder. See also LeaveBehindAPistol, when they're allowed to kill themselves to escape punishment or retain their dignity. StopHittingYourself, taken to the logical extreme, would be a very literal version of ''making'' someone kill themselves. May be performed by PeoplePuppets.





Suicide is a big deal, and killing oneself is [[SuicideIsShameful not a path most people choose lightly]]. However, ''these'' people here didn't really choose to do so by their own free will. Someone (or something) indirectly killed them by coercing them into killing themselves. Methods of forcing one to kill oneself can range from making their lives a [[DrivenToSuicide living hell]] to actual [[PsychicAssistedSuicide mind control]].

Death here should be (one of) the intended outcomes. For cases where the victim kills themselves to defy their attacker, see DyingAsYourself, IDieFree, and BetterToDieThanBeKilled. Not to be confused with MutualKill, TakingYouWithMe, MurderSuicide, or SuicideAttack, which all involve (near-)simultaneously killing both oneself and others on purpose. Not really related to SuicideNotMurder (a suicide disguised as a murder) or NeverSuicide (a murder disguised as a suicide).

This is an innversion of SuicideByAssassin and SuicideByCop, where the victim wants to die but [[ICannotSelfTerminate needs someone else]] to kill them for them -- basically Suicide by Murder. See also LeaveBehindAPistol, when they're allowed to kill themselves to escape punishment or retain their dignity. StopHittingYourself, taken to the logical extreme, would be a very literal version of ''making'' someone kill themselves. May be performed by PeoplePuppets.
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* DrivenToSuicide: When they willingly kill themselves because of another's actions, usually without knowing they were being manipulated.
* OrderedToDie: When they're ''commanded'' to kill themselves, as punishment or to demonstrate their loyalty.
** {{Seppuku}}: A form of suicide/execution where a {{samurai}} must gut themselves with their blade to punish their own dishonor.
** WalkThePlank: Form of execution where the condemned is forced to perform the act themselves.
* PsychicAssistedSuicide: If they're being [[MindControl mind-controlled]], [[DemonicPossession possessed]], compelled by [[CompellingVoice an irresistible command]], tricked [[MasterOfIllusion by illusions]], or under the influence of a magic spell.
* SuicidalSadisticChoice: A version of SadisticChoice, where they must kill themselves in order to save someone else or avoid a [[AFateWorseThanDeath worse punishment]].
* SuicideDare: When another person or people, often bullying peers, dare them to do it.
* TrickedToDeath: Tricking someone into doing something that will kill them.
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Suicide is a big deal, and killing themselves is [[SuicideIsShameful not a path most people choose lightly]]. The people here, however, didn't choose it at all. Someone (or something) killed them by making them kill themselves.

Methods of forcing one to kill oneself can range from making their lives a [[DrivenToSuicide living hell]] to actual [[PsychicAssistedSuicide mind control]].

Related to NeverSuicide, even though here it actually is.

Death here should be the (or one of the) intended outcomes. For cases where the victim kills themselves to defy their attacker, see DyingAsYourself, IDieFree, and BetterToDieThanBeKilled.

The only examples that should be listed here are those that don't fit into one of the subtropes.

'''Subtropes and related tropes:'''
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* DrivenToSuicide: When they willingly kill themselves because of another's actions, usually without knowing they were manipulated.
* OrderedToDie: When they're ''ordered'' to kill themselves, as punishment or to demonstrate their loyalty.
* PsychicAssistedSuicide: If they're [[MindControl mind-controlled]], compelled by [[CompellingVoice an irresistible order]], tricked [[MasterOfIllusion by illusions]], under the influence of magic, or [[DemonicPossession possessed]].
* SuicidalSadisticChoice: A version of SadisticChoice where they must kill themselves to save someone or avoid a [[AFateWorseThanDeath worse punishment]].
* {{Seppuku}}: Version of execution where the condemned performs the act themselves.
* SuicideDare: When another person or people, often bullying peers, dare them to do it.
* TrickedToDeath: Tricking someone into doing something that will kill them.
* WalkThePlank: Form of execution where the condemned performs the act themselves.

See also LeaveBehindAPistol, when they're allowed to kill themselves to escape punishment or retain their dignity. Inversion of SuicideByAssassin and SuicideByCop, where the victim wants to die but [[ICannotSelfTerminate needs someone else]] to kill them for them -- basically Suicide by Murder. StopHittingYourself, taken to the logical extreme, would be a very literal version of ''making'' someone kill themselves. May be performed by PeoplePuppets.

Not to be confused with MutualKill and TakingYouWithMe, which are both killing and being killed. Not really related to SuicideNotMurder (a suicide disguised as a murder).

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* In ''Film/TheOtherGuys'' after Terry and Alan [[spoiler: hand over all the evidence against Ershon to his lawyer]], the lawyer is forced to drink a bunch of gin at gunpoint [[spoiler: by Wesley]], and then pushed onto a ledge for [[HeKnowsTooMuch seeing something he wasn't meant to see]]. When arresting Ershon, they put him on the charge for his murder [[spoiler: when they believe he was involved]].

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* In ''Film/TheOtherGuys'' after Terry and Alan Allen [[spoiler: hand over all the evidence against Ershon to his lawyer]], the lawyer is forced to drink a bunch of gin at gunpoint [[spoiler: by Wesley]], and then pushed onto a ledge for [[HeKnowsTooMuch seeing something he wasn't meant to see]]. When arresting Ershon, they put him on the charge for his murder [[spoiler: when they believe he was involved]].



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* This is how [[GoldDigger Brigit Stark]] kills her husband in ''Fanfic/MyNameIsCinder''. She grew tired of waiting for him to kill himself because of his depression, so she simply told him [[BitchInSheepsClothing the truth about her]], causing him to hang himself from despair.
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* In ''Film/TheOtherGuys'' after Terry and Alan [[spoiler: hand over all the evidence against Ershon to his lawyer]], the lawyer is forced to drink a bunch of gin at gunpoint [[spoiler: by Wesley]], and then pushed onto a ledge for [[HeKnowsTooMuch seeing something he wasn't meant to see]]. When arresting Ershon, they put him on the charge for his murder [[spoiler: when they believe he was involved]].


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* PsychicAssistedSuicide - If they're [[MindControl mind-controlled]], compelled by [[CompellingVoice an irresistible order]], tricked [[MasterOfIllusion by illusions]], under the influence of magic, or [[DemonicPossession possessed]].

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* PsychicAssistedSuicide - PsychicAssistedSuicide: If they're [[MindControl mind-controlled]], compelled by [[CompellingVoice an irresistible order]], tricked [[MasterOfIllusion by illusions]], under the influence of magic, or [[DemonicPossession possessed]].


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* DrivenToSuicide - When they willingly kill themselves because of another's actions, usually without knowing they were manipulated.
* OrderedToDie - When they're ''ordered'' to kill themselves, as punishment or to demonstrate their loyalty.
** {{Seppuku}} and WalkThePlank - Versions of execution where the condemned performs the act themselves.

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* DrivenToSuicide - DrivenToSuicide: When they willingly kill themselves because of another's actions, usually without knowing they were manipulated.
* OrderedToDie - OrderedToDie: When they're ''ordered'' to kill themselves, as punishment or to demonstrate their loyalty.
** {{Seppuku}} and WalkThePlank - Versions of execution where the condemned performs the act themselves.
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* SuicidalSadisticChoice - A version of SadisticChoice where they must kill themselves to save someone or avoid a [[AFateWorseThanDeath worse punishment]].
* SuicideDare - When another person or people, often bullying peers, dare them to do it.
* TrickedToDeath - Tricking someone into doing something that will kill them.

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* SuicidalSadisticChoice - SuicidalSadisticChoice: A version of SadisticChoice where they must kill themselves to save someone or avoid a [[AFateWorseThanDeath worse punishment]].
* SuicideDare - When another person or people, often bullying peers, dare them to do it.
* TrickedToDeath - Tricking someone into doing something that will kill them.
{{Seppuku}}: Version of execution where the condemned performs the act themselves.
* SuicideDare: When another person or people, often bullying peers, dare them to do it.
* TrickedToDeath: Tricking someone into doing something that will kill them.
* WalkThePlank: Form of execution where the condemned performs the act themselves.

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