Two soldiers 'die by suicide within hours of each other'

Two soldiers ‘take their own lives within hours of each otherat Salisbury Plain military bases

  • Gunner Jaysley-Louise Beck, 19, found in her room at Larkhill base by colleagues
  • Married L/Cpl Michael Joseph Miah, 28, was found dead in his garage at Bulford
  • Post-mortem examinations heard at inquests said both soldiers died by hanging
  • Two soldiers are believed to have died by suicide within hours of each other at military bases on Salisbury Plain, dit het na vore gekom.

    The bodies of gunner Jaysley-Louise Beck, 19, and Lance Corporal Michael Joseph Miah, 28, were both found on December 15, at their respective bases in Wiltshire.

    Die Ministerie van Verdediging (MoD) confirmed it was investigating the deaths, while Wiltshire Police said there were not believed to be any suspicious circumstances.

    Both soldiers died from hanging, according to their post-mortem examinations, which were presented at two separate inquests at Salisbury last week.

    Both inquests have been adjourned, berig die Telegraaf.

    Gunner Beck, van 14 Regiment Recruitment Team, was found by her colleagues in her room at Larkhill.

    Intussen, L/Cpl Miah, from the Household Cavalry, who was married, was found dead in his garage at Bulford.

    The bodies of gunner Jaysley-Louise Beck, 19, and Lance Corporal Michael Joseph Miah (op die foto), 28, were both found on December 15, at their respective bases in Wiltshire

    The bodies of gunner Jaysley-Louise Beck, 19, and Lance Corporal Michael Joseph Miah (op die foto), 28, were both found on December 15, at their respective bases in Wiltshire

    The tragic deaths, net 10 days before Christmas, comes after at least five confirmed suicides at Salisbury Plain since 2018.

    [object Window], the sister of L/Cpl Miah said her family was ‘shocked and deeply devastated.

    She said her ‘beautiful baby brotherwas ‘full of energy, care and kindness.

    Sy het bygevoeg: ‘Egter, sometimes the biggest smiles have the saddest hearts. I want to take this time to let everyone know that it’s okay to not be okay. It’s okay to struggle. It’s okay to be sad.

    The tragic deaths, net 10 days before Christmas, comes after at least five confirmed suicides at Salisbury Plain (op die foto) sedert 2018

    The tragic deaths, net 10 days before Christmas, comes after at least five confirmed suicides at Salisbury Plain (op die foto) sedert 2018

    ‘Maar, let someone know; a stranger, a family member, a helpline, enigiemand. If this message could save one person from feeling the pain in my heart, I would write a million messages.

    A Ministry of Defence spokesman said it was with ‘great sadnessthat they confirmed the death of the soldiers.

    Hulle het gesê: ‘As there are ongoing investigations, it would be inappropriate to comment further, but any death is a tragedy and our sympathies remain with the families and friends of those affected,.

    ‘We are committed to the mental health and wellbeing of our Armed Forces.

    ‘All personnel are supported by dedicated medical services, which include a 24-hour mental health helpline, resilience training before, tydens, and after deployments, and annual mandatory mental health training.