Dad devastated to lose ‘best friend and soul mate’ daughter in alcohol-related death, inquest hears

A father whose daughter died after struggling with alcoholism for several years was devastated when he lost his “best friend and soul mate,” according to an investigation. Lucy Jane West, 34 years old and from Guildford, died on June 19 and had a “significant history of alcohol addiction,” assistant coroner Karen Henderson said Monday (September … Read more

Tributes to hero dad ‘with good heart and soul’ who was stabbed to death ‘protecting teen daughter’

TRIBUTES were paid to a heroic father who was stabbed to death after confronting a gang of teenagers. James Markham, who was attacked after allegedly trying to defend his daughter, was “a man with a good heart and soul” according to a close friend. Jamie was attacked outside of his own home while trying to … Read more