Monday, March 9, 2015

Father says daughter took own life over benefits cut

Julia Kelly
Julia Kelly Credit: ITV News Anglia
A father says his daughter took her own life because she was worried her disability benefits could be cut.
Julia Kelly from Northamptonshire suffered from chronic pain and took her own life days after receiving a letter from the Department for Work and Pensions.

Julia with her parents
Julia with her parents Credit: ITV News Anglia
At her inquest the coroner said the threat of losing her benefits triggered her to end her life...

Watch Sarah Cooper's ITV report here