Printer Friendly

Suicide plunge.

A vertigo sufferer was found dead after throwing himself off a block of flats.

Anthony Bell, 54, of Hill House, in Spital Tongues, Newcastle, fell from the 11th floor of the block where he had lived for nearly a year.

It is thought Mr Bell went to the laundry room and used a chair to climb a five metre high wall to get on to the building's roof.

Although Mr Bell suffered vertigo, his walking stick was found on the roof and Newcastle Coroner, David Mitford, said there was evidence of a determined effort to take his own life. He recorded that Mr Bell killed himself.

Family confirmed Mr Bell had started to drink heavily and was on anti-depressants since he split from his wife.
COPYRIGHT 2004 MGN Ltd.
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2004 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Publication:Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)
Date:Jan 26, 2004
Words:125
Previous Article:Star model finds a secret North family.
Next Article:Teen drug charge.


Related Articles
Stressed student in bridge suicide plunge.
Torment of driver in quay suicide plunge.
Woman, 102, in window suicide plunge.
Man's fireball suicide plunge.
Three in beauty spot suicide plunge.
Student in 70ft suicide plunge.
Man, 42, in suicide plunge.
Solicitor suicide plunge.
Not guilty verdict on suicide plunge.
M-way suicide plunge.

Terms of use | Copyright © 2017 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters