A “FRIENDLY and loving” man who was found hanging in his home had never given any indication he would take his own life, an inquest heard.

Nazmi Kaciu, of Douglas Grove, Witham, was found hanging from the ceiling of his kitchen on December 1 last year.

Both police and paramedics attended the incident but despite the best attempts of his wife to save him, he was pronounced dead at the scene.

At an inquest into his death, Essex Coroner’s Court heard how Mr Kaciu, 45, had found the death of his father just months before his own passing difficult to deal with.

During the hearing, it was revealed Mr Kaciu had been signed off work for mental health issues and had been receiving treatment from the Essex Partnership University NHS Trust.

However, his family said he never expressed any suicidal thoughts.

The court heard from Insp Tim Scott, of Essex Police, who said he was “content” there were no signs of third-party involvement in Mr Kaciu’s death.

Mr Scott also confirmed no note was found at the scene by officers.

Senior coroner Caroline Beasley-Murray recorded an open verdict after ruling there was not enough evidence to suggest Mr Kaciu’s death was as a result of suicide.

She said: “The police attended the scene and the court has heard from Inspector Scott that the police decided there was no foul play or suspicious circumstances.

“His death was reported to me and I ordered a post-mortem examination.

“The pathologist has arrived at the cause of death as hanging.

“I have considered suicide but to record that I would have to decide there was sufficient evidence that he formed the intention, took a deliberate action knowing it would result in his death.

“I am not satisfied there is sufficient evidence.

“We won’t ever quite know what was going through his mind.

“We really don’t know quite what he was thinking.

“Was this impulsive, was it a cry for help? We just don’t know.”

Addressing Mr Kaciu’s family, Ms Beasley-Murray added: “He clearly was much-loved and you speak so warmly about him.

“He was very friendly, loving, sensitive, giving and always happy to help people.

“I would again like to express sympathy to you upon his loss.”

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