Inquest into Lowestoft man's death

A LOWESTOFT man hanged himself in Gunton Woods, an inquest has heard.Stephen Edwards, 60, was found by volunteers with dogs from Norfolk Lowland Search and Rescue on September 9 after a long search.

A LOWESTOFT man hanged himself in Gunton Woods, an inquest has heard.

Stephen Edwards, 60, was found by volunteers with dogs from Norfolk Lowland Search and Rescue on September 9 after a long search.

Mr Edwards, of Stubbs Wood, Lowestoft, suffered from depression and had struggled during treatment.

Greater Suffolk deputy coroner Yvonne Blake recorded a verdict of suicide during last Friday's (December 11) hearing and praised the volunteers for their help in finding him.


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She said: 'He would not have been found so easily if it wasn't for Lowland Search and Rescue. They saved the police a long period of searching and cut short the period of distress for the family.'

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