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A person who committed a theft is a thief. A person who committed murder is a killer(or murderer?).

What is a person who committed suicide?

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  • Yes, to echo Dan, they are called literally a "suicide" But depending on how religious you get, you may hear other vocabulary. But I won't go there (even though you hinted at it) – Adel Aug 7 '14 at 1:41
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    Felo de se, Latin for "felon of himself", is an archaic legal term meaning suicide – ermanen Aug 7 '14 at 1:59
  • 1.1A person who does this. oxforddictionaries.com/us/definition/american_english/suicide – Kris Aug 7 '14 at 5:49
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We quite literally call the person "a suicide".

Wiktionary has the following example:

  1. (countable) A person who has intentionally killed him/herself.

    "I remember one suicide," she said to Philip, "who threw himself into the Thames." 1915, W. Somerset Maugham, Of Human Bondage, ch. 95

  • What is the source of the information? – Kris Aug 7 '14 at 5:50
  • +1 but as @kris suggests, a link to your source and a textual reference to it is considered best practice on this site. – bib Aug 7 '14 at 12:34
  • added a reference, example, and link (Wiktionary) – Dan Bron Aug 7 '14 at 13:36
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victim can be used.

The suicide victim was 30 year old man from Smalltown.

Source: google 'suicide victim' you'll see plenty of usage.

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