RIP Shaun Pilkington #atos #esa

Posted: January 6, 2014 by rainbowwarriorlizzie in Uncategorized

Rest in Peace Blessing for your dear family God Bless :((

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A grandad who had just found out his benefits were being stopped shot himself dead – after telling friends he was “unable to cope”.

Shaun Pilkington, 58, was sent a letter saying he was to lose his ­Employment and Support ­Allowance, which he got after a long-term illness.

He was told he would have to be reassessed and needed to prove he was eligible. But as the hearing approached, friends said Shaun, a licensed gamekeeper, became discouraged.

Days later he called police and said he was about to kill himself. They found him dead at his flat.

A neighbour said: “There were armed police everywhere. Sadly he’d gone through with his threat.

“It is a tragedy. He was upset because he got a letter saying his ESA was being stopped.

“He was pretty down about it and said he was finding it hard to cope with the decision. He was…

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  1. John Watkinson says:

    R.I.P Shaun. I hope you did not die in vane and the people will realize that you are not on your own and the voters will use your memory and calibrate your life at the Ballot boxes against a heartless government.
    May your family get comfort from your tragic death in the knowledge that your decision will enter the history books.

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