A personal trainer asked his family for permission to end his life in the days leading up to his death.
Lewis Harroux, also known as Kirby, was hanged at his home earlier this year after a long battle with mental illness.
The 28-year-old was discovered by family members in his flat on Red Close. In Foreign Worth On April 2
Lewis, who owns his own training business, had previously been diagnosed with an emotionally unstable personality disorder in other mental health issues.
His death was investigated in Bolton Coroner’s Court on Monday.
He heard that a few days before his body was found, on March 30, Lewis’ girlfriend found him crying outside his apartment with four bottles of wine.
He had a cut on his knee, a bruise on his forehead and bruises on his arm, but he did not remember how he maintained them.
Doctors at the hospital found him under the influence of alcohol and drugs.
After being released from the hospital, Lewis returned to his family home on Woodlands Park View, where he stayed overnight.
A few days later, on April 1, Lewis left home in the morning and evening to visit a friend.
The interrogation revealed how the couple listened to music and walked around before ‘arguing’.
He returned to the family home in early April 2, appearing under his influence.
He argued with his mother, Lisa Kirby, before returning to his apartment.
Inquiries heard how at home, Lewis sent several pictures and text messages to his girlfriend just before 3 p.m.
The messages indicate that he intended to take his own life.
Concerns were raised when Lewis’ sister Darcy visited her apartment later that morning and no one answered the door.
He told the court he had a “really bad bowel feeling” that something was wrong.
Darcy called her father, who arrived at Lewis’ flat.
He borrowed a ladder from a neighbor and climbed to the open first floor window.
Fearing for his life, he again discovered Lewis’ body.
Police were called to the property around 11:20 p.m.
The GMP confirmed that no third party was involved in the death.
Speaking to the court, Lewis’ stepfather, Lee Kirby, said Lewis had expressed a desire to take his own life on several occasions.
At first, Lee thought it was a “cry for help.”
Giving evidence, Lee revealed that Lewis had asked his permission to end his life a week before he died.
A toxicology report revealed that he had cocaine and alcohol in his blood at the time of his death.
Alcohol levels were one and a half times the legal driving limit.
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Her family says she used drugs to “clear her mind.”
Area Coroner Alan Walsh called his death a suicide.
Speaking to Lewis’ family, he said: “He was a young man who had been suffering from mental health problems since 2015.
“He was a man who struggled with loneliness. He used alcohol and cocaine to get rid of his worries.
“He was very changeable in terms of his mood and attitude.
“Lewis was 28 years old. He showed how good he was in terms of the work he did with vulnerable children and vulnerable people.
“He had his own devils that he was not able to conquer.”