Instructions on how to permanently delete a record can be found on the next page, Deleting object records.
Deleting records vs removing them from public view
In some cases, you may not want to delete your record, but you may want to change the publishing options to remove it from public view. For details on changing the publishing options for a record, please see the help topic on updating the publication status of a record.
Deleting records vs removing images from the record
If you would like to delete only the image from your object record, please see the help topic deleting an uploaded image.