The UK's fastest-growing regional news network
°C | 6°C
13°C | 8°C
16°C | 13°C
See the full forecast for your area.
Sponsored by Britelite.
Home Gravesend News Article
A man from Spain took his own life at Swanscombe train station, a coroner has ruled.
Timothy Evans, 44, was found on the tracks on January 10, shortly before 3pm.
It was found he died from multiple injuries.
Notes and a passport were found in his clothing.
Mr Evans' address was given at the inquest, held at Gravesend's Old Town Hall today, as Oasis Caravan Park in Almeria, Spain.
Sgt Adam Hewett of the British Transport Police, giving evidence, said: "A statement taken from the driver of the train indicated this was a non-suspicious death.
"A passport was found along with a number of notes. He was identified by finger prints stored on the police national computer."
Coroner Roger Hatch said: "I have no alternative than to record that the death of Timothy Evans was due to him taking his own life."
Click here for more news from Gravesend.
Click here for more news from around the county.