Eaton Socon man stabbed himself to death

A MAN stabbed himself to death in Eaton Socon, a post-mortem examination has revealed. Police launched an investigation after a 41-year-old man died from stab wounds at a house in Monarch Road on Friday (October 23). Emergency services, including the a

A MAN stabbed himself to death in Eaton Socon, a post-mortem examination has revealed.

Police launched an investigation after a 41-year-old man died from stab wounds at a house in Monarch Road on Friday (October 23).

Emergency services, including the air ambulance, were called at 11.15am but the man was dead at the scene.

A post-mortem was held on Saturday (October 24) at Papworth Hospital, which pointed to the man having taken his own life.

A police spokesman said: "The conclusion of the post-mortem was that death was the result of self-inflicted injuries and we are not treating the death as suspicious.

"The case has been passed on to the coroner."

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The name of the man has not yet been released.

Town Cllr Fiona Birks, who lives in Monarch Road, said: "I thought the emergency services responded very quickly to a desperate situation. What happened on Friday was tragic, and my thoughts are with the dead man's family at this difficult time.

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