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.
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