Writer hanged himself after Grenfell Tower depression

Notting Hill

A newspaper columnist hanged himself after he became depressed about victims of the Grenfell Tower, an inquest heard. Tim Burke, 55, who wrote the ‘Under a Tenner’ restaurant feature for London’s Evening Standard, was found in the hallway of his home in Notting Hill, on August 20 last year. A few weeks before he had been working at Latimer Christian Centre where survivors of the fire had gathered and carried the disaster as a ‘heavy burden on his shoulders.’ A…

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