An inquest has heard how a soldier from Runcorn took his own life following a traumatic call to his wife from Afghanistan. Signaller Ian Sartorius-Jones was just 21 when he was found with a single gunshot wound in the radio tower of a British Army base in Helmand province.
Our correspondent Andy Bonner reports:
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