Pink Pages     MyLocalHero 2019     Advertise with us     

BreakingYourLocalNews

Inquest reveals Bovingdon man took his own life

 Published on: 20th October 2017   |   By: The Newsdesk   |   Category:

A man from Bovingdon was found hanged after failing to turn up to his appointment at Watford General Hospital. Kenneth French, 59, of Old Dean, was found hanged by an officer from Hemel Hempstead after he was alerted by the Watford General Hospital that he failed to show for an appointment. Mr French had been prescribed drugs and anti-depressants after struggling to deal with the break up from his long term partner, losing his business as a self-employed shopkeeper and was struggling financially. The inquest in Hatfield returned a verdict of suicide after the coroner ruled Mr French died from asphyxia by hanging himself with an electric cable. The coroner, Mr Edward Solomons, said: “After studying all the evidence I believe that Kenneth Roy French, of Old Dean, Bovingdon, died from asphyxia by hanging and I return a verdict of suicide.”

Sign up to get weekly local news updates & offers:

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

0 Comments

Leave a comment

*

*

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Advertise with our magazine
Top