Young chef from Derbyshire tragically took his own life, inquest hears

A young chef tragically took his own life in Derbyshire, a coroner has ruled.

Tuesday, 4th December 2018, 5:51 pm
Updated Tuesday, 4th December 2018, 5:55 pm
Chesterfield coorners' court.
Chesterfield coorners' court.

Oliver Middleton, 24, of Smedley Street, Matlock, hanged himself at Stanton Moor on March 27.

Mr Middleton's inquest took place at Chesterfield coroners' court on Tuesday.

Recording a conclusion of suicide, coroner Peter Nieto said: "The court finds that Mr Middleton had undertaken a deliberate act with the intention of taking his own life due to the nature of the act and the location, and he had sent a text which reads as a suicide note.

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"He did not give any forewarning of his actions and he had not been receiving treatment for depression or any other form of mental health problem."

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