UPDATE: Man found hanged near West Wickham wood

News Shopper: A man was found dead near Lime Tree Walk yesterday A man was found dead near Lime Tree Walk yesterday

A man was found hanged near Well Wood in West Wickham yesterday afternoon (June 26).

The 47-year-old was found in Lime Tree Walk just after 4pm. 

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

A London Ambulance Service spokesman said: "We were called at around 4.10pm to an incident near Lime Tree Walk in West Wickham.

"We sent a single responder in a car, two ambulance crews and London's air ambulance to the scene.

"Sadly, despite efforts resuscitate the patient, a man was pronounced dead at the scene."

The man's death is not being treated as suspicious.

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9:16am Mon 30 Jun 14

Slonik says...

RIP and sympathies to this man's family and friends.

Another male suicide it seems. We have a minister for women who's currently all exercised about how toys are being merchandised in shops to appeal to children, just in case girls are being put off playing with Action Man and his chums...

Meanwhile back in the real world, when is the other half of our society going to have its issues taken seriously by government? Male suicide is bordering on an epidemic but what's being done about understanding and tackling the reasons for it?
RIP and sympathies to this man's family and friends. Another male suicide it seems. We have a minister for women who's currently all exercised about how toys are being merchandised in shops to appeal to children, just in case girls are being put off playing with Action Man and his chums... Meanwhile back in the real world, when is the other half of our society going to have its issues taken seriously by government? Male suicide is bordering on an epidemic but what's being done about understanding and tackling the reasons for it? Slonik
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10:59pm Wed 2 Jul 14

Dr Martin says...

Although this many other cases are very sad, however, I do not believe male suicide is bordering on "an epidemic"; figures from the Samaritan show male suicides have been in decline 1992-2012
Although this many other cases are very sad, however, I do not believe male suicide is bordering on "an epidemic"; figures from the Samaritan show male suicides have been in decline 1992-2012 Dr Martin
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