2 images. Phone call from New York saved attempted suicide, 13 March 1958. Wilda Wagner -- 51 years (call to Los Angeles Police from Buffalo by her son saved her life).; Caption slip reads: "Photographer: Gray. Date: 1958-03-13. Reporter: Decker. Assignment: Phone call from New York saved attempted suicider. 73/74/4: Ambulance attendants carry Wilda Wagner, 51 from her apartment in building at 757 S. New Hampshire. Call to LA police from Buffalo, NY by her son saved her life. She told them she was going to kill herself.