Chris Cornell Fan Dies By Suicide In Heartbreaking Story


Metro have up a new story on a Chris Cornell fan named Paul Insull who died by suicide. There have been several stories about Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington fans dying by suicide, but this is the first story about a fan of the legendary Soundgarden frontman. You can call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at Call 1-800-273-8255 or enter their live chat.

Paul Insull told family members about his sadness over the suicide of Soundgarden lead singer Chris Cornell, leading up to his death.

Mr Insull, 31, had a history of depression and anxiety and had self-harmed in the past, Cannock Coroner’s Court was told.

The story also states:

But Detective Sergeant Adam Yates, of Staffordshire Police, told the inquest that on the evening of June 11 this year the roofer had been out drinking.

He said: ‘He had been with his girlfriend, Louise Willetts and his mood was described as low.

‘Things had started to get on top of him and he felt he had no time for himself.’

‘They booked a holiday to Wales and went to the Joiners Arms. He stayed until 7.45pm and his parents left the pub a short time later.’

On their return home Mr Insull’s father Brian opened a bedroom door and found his son hanged.

His parents called for an ambulance, and began CPR.

Mr Insull was rushed to Royal Stoke University Hospital, but never regained consciousness.

Five days later he died in hospital with his family by his side.

His family said there had been no indication that Mr Insull had intended to take his own life, and despite the fact he had consumed eight pints of lager, he did not appear was drunk.

DS Yates told the inquest there had been no third party involvement and no farewell note was found.

South Staffordshire Assistant Coroner Margaret Jones recorded a conclusion of suicide.

She said: ‘I express my very deepest sympathy. This is a very tragic incident.’