Drowned man was turned away from hospital

A mentally ill man drowned in the Thames hours after seeking treatment at a short-staffed hospital, an inquest heard. Dennis Ojede, 41, a diagnosed paranoid schizophrenic, was found dead in the early hours of the afternoon on August 9 this year. Mr Ojede went to A&E in the early hours of August 8 saying he was hearing voices telling him to harm himself which he blamed on a recent change of medication. He arrived at Kings College Hospital A&E at…

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