Inquest held into death of Norwich man who had history of mental health problems

Norwich Coroners Court. Picture: Anton Kelly

Norwich Coroners Court. Picture: Anton Kelly - Credit: Archant

A man with a history of mental health problems took his own life, an inquest has heard.

Lukman Hussin, 36, was found unresponsive in his mother's house in Norwich on July 21, last year.

At an inquest into his death, held at Norfolk Coroner's Court on Monday, January 18, Yvonne Blake, area coroner for Norfolk read evidence from Mr Hussin's family, GP and mental health professionals who had been in contact with him prior to his death.

The court heard how the 36-year-old had a history of depression and had previously attempted to take his own life. In the months leading up to his death, he had been under the care of mental health teams from the Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust and had repeatedly told staff he had "ongoing suicidal thoughts."

His cause of death was given as hanging.

Closing inquest Ms Blake gave a conclusion of suicide.

If you need help or support, please contact the Samaritans on 116 123 or Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust’s First Response helpline on 0808 196 3494 both 24/7. Alternatively download the Stay Alive app, which is backed by Suffolk User Forum, if you are having thoughts of suicide or if you are concerned about someone else.