Tragic: Carol Barnett.

A mum struggling to cope with her severely autistic daughter drowned herself the day after social services told her they would not give her child residential care.

An inquest heard how Carol Barnett, 51, took her own life by walking into a river just hours after a meeting with social services.

Just minutes earlier she phoned her husband Daniel Barnett, 51, and told him that she could not cope.

Source: Depressed mum drowned herself after being refused residential care for severely autistic daughter – Mirror Online#ICID#ICID

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