Talented musician died after accidental overdose on painkillers for brain cyst

Talented musician died after accidental overdose on painkillers for brain cyst

Talented musician died after accidental overdose on painkillers for brain cyst

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A talented musician accidentally overdosed on strong painkillers he was taking because of terrible headaches caused by a cyst on his brain.

Stephen Millard, 24, was in constant pain and was taking painkillers more powerful than the ones doctors had given him, an inquest into his death heard.

He was found dead in his flat in Pebmarsh Close, Colchester. on November 14 last year.

Recording a verdict of accidental death, coroner Eleanor McGann said the tragedy demonstrated how easy it was to overdose on painkillers by mistake.

After the hearing, Stephen’s family described him as a massive music fan with a generous character.

See today's Gazette for the full story

 

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9:47am Fri 1 Aug 14

TheBrotherhoodOfTheBell says...

It is a sad loss on what looks like a nice chap with lots of promise i am sure everyones hearts go out to his family and friends. I have lost two siblings around this age group and can personally sympathise.
I urge all youngsters to slow down a little in life and allow yourselves to bed in. No One knows what is around the corner or what we might have inherited in our systems. Sometimes it is good to give yourself a chance in life, by taking it easy.
It is a sad loss on what looks like a nice chap with lots of promise i am sure everyones hearts go out to his family and friends. I have lost two siblings around this age group and can personally sympathise. I urge all youngsters to slow down a little in life and allow yourselves to bed in. No One knows what is around the corner or what we might have inherited in our systems. Sometimes it is good to give yourself a chance in life, by taking it easy. TheBrotherhoodOfTheBell
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10:06am Thu 7 Aug 14

Clive Mitchell says...

TheBrotherhoodOfTheB
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It is a sad loss on what looks like a nice chap with lots of promise i am sure everyones hearts go out to his family and friends. I have lost two siblings around this age group and can personally sympathise.
I urge all youngsters to slow down a little in life and allow yourselves to bed in. No One knows what is around the corner or what we might have inherited in our systems. Sometimes it is good to give yourself a chance in life, by taking it easy.
Well put Brotherhood...RIP Stephen.
[quote][p][bold]TheBrotherhoodOfTheB ell[/bold] wrote: It is a sad loss on what looks like a nice chap with lots of promise i am sure everyones hearts go out to his family and friends. I have lost two siblings around this age group and can personally sympathise. I urge all youngsters to slow down a little in life and allow yourselves to bed in. No One knows what is around the corner or what we might have inherited in our systems. Sometimes it is good to give yourself a chance in life, by taking it easy.[/p][/quote]Well put Brotherhood...RIP Stephen. Clive Mitchell
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