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Ex-RAF serviceman was found hanged
7:00am Friday 30th August 2013 in News
An ex-serviceman hanged himself, an inquest heard yesterday.
Frederick Pierce, 85, was found at his home in Manor Green, Harwell, on May 12.
The retired computer consultant had worked for IBM and served in the RAF, his neighbour Peter Underhill said.
He added: “Fred gave no indication that this was his intention.
“But there was no doubt his health was deteriorating.”
Mr Pierce was in pain and disabled by fractures caused by osteoporosis , his GP said.
Oxfordshire coroner Darren Salter recorded a verdict that he took his own life.