Braintree teenager Rebecca Watkins intended to take her own life, coroner concludes

Braintree and Witham Times: Rebecca Watkins Rebecca Watkins

A teenager who was found hanged at a children's home committed suicide, a coroner has concluded.

Braintree teenager Rebecca Watkins, 16, was found dead at Evergreen Children's Home in Brandon, Suffolk, in June 2009.

She had a long history of self harming and spent time at Longview Adolescent Psychiatric Unit in Colchester and in foster care.

Coroner Dr Peter Dean recorded a verdict of suicide.

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