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Published: 14:11, 24 January 2020
| Updated: 16:00, 24 January 2020
A financial advisor had been drinking in the hours before he fell from the M2 bridge, an inquest has heard.
A major search was launched for Medway body builder Billy Angell after he fell early on August 1 last year.
It was unusual for him to drink alcohol, in fact, he often chose water on nights out.
He had been taking anabolic steroids as part of his fitness routine, but this was not felt to a be contributing factor.
The court also heard he had not registered with any mental health organisations.
Coroner Katrina Hepburn concluded Mr Angell had taken his own life.
She said: "I am satisfied that at the time he fell he did intend to take his own life.
"The balance of his mind was disturbed by the alcohol levels.
"I find the cause of death to be drowning after jumping into the river following alcohol consumption."
Mr Angell had been living in Chute Close, Parkwood, Rainham, with his wife Danielle.
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