To some people it's the ultimate sacrifice, to others it's an act of honor, and to others it's a easy way to escape the hardships of life.
Some may argue that he was weak so he should die, others argue that a precious life has been taken away.
In all, suicide questioning life in general. I mean it's a death, but by ones own hands. We can't necessarily say it's good or bad if we don't know the person's life, and we can not truly say it's a cowards way out of if we do not truly know how he or she lives.