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Bride Hanged Herself Before Wedding 'Because She Was Anxious About Being Centre of Attention'

A bride-to-be hanged herself weeks before her wedding after becoming anxious about being the centre of attention on the day, an inquest was told.

Retail manager Leanne Baker, 35, was found by her fiance in her home.

Leanne, of Almondbury, West Yorks, had earlier taken an overdo
se of painkillers.
She suffered from depression five years before her death.

She had told her parents and fiance about her fears that her depression had returned and she worried she
wouldn’t be well enough to go ahead with her wedding abroad.   
        
Leanne told a mental health team that she had no doubt about spending her life with her partner David.
Her mum Carol said: “She tried everything. She just couldn’t cope.”
Verdict: Suicide.

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