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No doubt the DWP will say it is “irresponsible” to equate this death with this gentleman’s fear that, burdened as he was with lupus, he would lose his benefits.

A DAD … took his own life with an electric saw after he feared his benefits would be cut, an inquest heard.

Father-of-two Glenn Harris, 55, suffered from health problems and worried about how possible changes to his benefits would affect him.

Mrs Harris told the inquest her former husband lost a sister two weeks before his own death and was already grieving the deaths of his mother and another sister in December 2014.

She added: “He was panicking about these benefit letters”.

Coroner Paul Kelly recorded a suicide verdict.

Source: Chronically-ill Glenn Harris used electric saw to commit suicide | Latest News | Breaking UK News & World News Headlines | Daily Star

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