Lewisham dad, 53, spoke to son just hours before being found hanged inside home

A father had spoken to his son just hours before being found hanged at his home, an inquest has heard.

Andrew Chalmers, 53, lived alone at an deal with within the Horn Park space of Lewisham, South East London.

However, police had been known as to his home at round 4.30pm on January 21 final yr following issues for his welfare.

Officers attended with paramedics and had to pressure entry to the home, before sadly discovering Andrew hanging inside.

An inquest into his dying was opened by Assistant Coroner Dr Julian Morris at London Inner South Coroner’s Court on Thursday (May 13).

The inquest was advised temporary background particulars of the case, wherein it was confirmed that Andrew had been involved along with his son on the day he was found useless.

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The court docket heard: “Mr Chalmers was born on February 21, 1966 and died at his home in London, SE12.

The circumstances surrounding his dying are that he lived alone and had contact along with his son. He had contact along with his son on the date of his dying.

“Police had been known as at 4.30pm and attended the deal with along with paramedics from London Ambulance Service. Entry was compelled and officers found him hanging inside the home.”

“Life was pronounced extinct on the scene and was deemed to be non-suspicious.”

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Subsequent enquiries have proven that Andrew has had no earlier contact with psychological well being groups within the space.

As a consequence, an inquest into his dying will happen at a date but to be set.

Did you already know Andrew? If you prefer to to contribute to a tribute article in his reminiscence, you possibly can contact [email protected]

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