Student Suicide

A mother has described how her son killed himself because he had a three thousand pound overdraft. Toby Thorn from Penzance died in July last year and an inquest ruled that his debts were a major contributory factor in his death.

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Full report: Student takes life after getting into debt

A mother has described how her son killed himself largely because he had a three thousand pound overdraft. Toby Thorn from Penzance died in July last year. An inquest has ruled that his debts were a major factor in his death.

Now his mother Anne wants more to be done to make young people aware of the dangers of debt. Tanya Mercer reports.

Mother urges banks to do more after son takes his life

A mother has described how her son killed himself because he had a three thousand pound overdraft. Toby Thorn from Penzance died in July last year and an inquest ruled that his debts were a major contributory factor in his death.

Now his mother Anne is urging schools and banks to do more to make young people aware of the dangers of debt.

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