A preferred younger man mistakenly stabbed himself in his chest after wrongfully believing he was carrying a stab proof vest, an inquest heard.
Jordan Easton died on August 23rd final yr, simply 5 days after his 22nd birthday. He was in his buddy’s kitchen when he turned the knife on himself.
An inquest heard at Teeside Coroner’s Courtroom that Jordan had been out with buddies when the tragedy occurred. After going to the home of certainly one of his buddy’s dad and mom, Jordan advised them he was carrying a “stab-proof vest.”
Teesside assistant coroner Karin Welsh mentioned: “Whereas within the kitchen, he took maintain a knife to reveal it was stab-proof and sadly realised it wasn’t the case.”
Jordan was rushed to the College Hospital of North Tees, in Stockton, mentioned the coroner, however “regardless of one of the best efforts of the medical professionals, they had been unable to save him.”