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Lost benefits lead to death

Issue No. 2350

A former sheep farmer and father of two shot himself this month because he was losing his disability benefits, according to a coroner.

Atos, the firm paid to test claimants, found Nick Barker fit for work. Nick had a brain haemorrhage and struggled to walk.

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Tue 23 Apr 2013, 18:27 BST
Issue No. 2350
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