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Soldier's mother agonizes over suicide video viewing

Sheila Fynes couldn't sleep most nights this summer, wondering
whether she made the right decision in allowing a public inquiry to view
a 34-minute military police video of her son's lifeless body hanging
from a chin-up bar in his barracks.
The graphic, disturbing images of Cpl. Stuart Langridge, were never
released to the news media, but the commission investigating the
military's handling of his suicide played it in public, as part of a
series of hearings last spring.Sheila
Fynes, seen here during the April 26 Military Police Complaints
Commission hearing into the suicide of her son, Cpt. Stuart Langridge,
says the decision to allow an inquiry to view the video showing her
son's lifeless body keeps her awake at night. (Canadian Press)His mother and stepfather, Shaun Fynes, wrestled with the question of showing the video almost up until the day it was played.

"There are time


Added: Sep-3-2012 Occurred On: Sep-3-2012
By: Hiarken
Regional News
Tags: Suicide, PTSD, Government, Service, Family
Location: Canada (load item map)
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