Grieving boyfriend killed himself on railway tracks just six days after his girlfriend's death

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A grieving boyfriend killed himself on railway tracks just six days after his girlfriend's death left him 'heartbroken', as his mother says he was a 'wonderful son'.

Adam Howarth had been in an 11-month relationship with Chloe Spencer.

Date - June - Man

He was due to go on a date with her on June 21, but she cancelled to go out with another man.

Chloe, 27, was found hanged the following morning and it was believed she had sent a text message to Adam, 29, just two hours before her body was discovered at a property in Wigan, Greater Manchester.

Days - Adam - Warehouse - Worker - Railway

Six days later Adam, who was employed as a warehouse worker, ventured onto railway tracks near his home in Wigan and stepped into the path of a locomotive, an inquest has heard.

Police believe he tried to jump out of the way at the last minute but was struck by the train and died from multiple injuries.

Details - Tragedy - June - Year - Bolton

Details of the double tragedy in June this year emerged at Bolton Coroner's Court where separate inquests into the couple's deaths were held on the same day.

The pair had first started dating in July 2018 but their 11 month relationship was said to have had its 'ups and downs' and on the day before her death mother of one Chloe, a mental health nursing assistant had arranged to go out with a friend David McCormick.

Adam - Mother - Ann - Lloyd - Hearing

Adam's mother Ann Lloyd told the hearing: 'Adam and Chloe were due to go on a date on June 21 but she cancelled that night. The following day Adam unexpectedly received a call from a friend saying she had taken her own life and as consequence of this, Adam was heartbroken.'

She said her son had struggled over that period and had attended a mental health assessment on June 27 where he was asked if he wanted to harm or...
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