A former commando of the Royal Marine took his own life after horrific tours of duty in Afghanistan and Iraq, it has been reported.

The 39-year-old Stu McBrearty shot himself and his dead body was found in his room in Kabul in October 2019, an inquest was heard.

His body was found at his quarters at the Canadian embassy in Kabul on 17th of October with a pistol wound at his quarters.

Sophie Hughes, McBreary’s wife, told Hampshire Coroner’s court the trigger was the death of his close friend, Luke Griffin, according to BBC.

Griffin and four other security workers of G4S security workers lost their lives when Taliban gunmen stormed their base.


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