Runcorn soldier inquest

An inquest has heard a soldier from Runcorn was threatening to kill himself shortly before he was found dead at an army base in Afghanistan.

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Soldier took his own life after traumatic call

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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