Popular plasterer took his own life, inquest decides
A POPULAR man took his own life, an inquest has concluded.
The body of Sam Barrett, 30, from Macclesfield, was found at Buxton Country Park in the early hours of January 4 after a police search.
His family had reported him missing at 5.30pm the day before.
An inquest at Chesterfield coroner’s court recorded a verdict of suicide.
Heartfelt tributes have been paid after the sudden death of man described by friends as ‘one of a kind’.
Sam worked as a plasterer.
An obituary notice in the Express at the time of his death described Sam as ‘dearly loved’ who will be ‘missed all his family and friends’.
Friends used Facebook to pay tribute calling ‘a truly great lad’ and ‘one of a kind’.
In the wake of Sam’s death his family launched a fundraising drive via justgiving.com/ fundraising/SamBarrett-86 to support PAPYRUS the charity for the prevention of young suicide. The appeal raised £2,730.
PAPYRUS operate a freephone service staffed by professionals providing advice and support via 0800 068 41 41.