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January 10 2016


TAXMAN SHOOTS HIMSELF; Horror in his garden.

The DEPRESSED tax inspector killed himself having a double-barrelledshotgun he kept with regard to shooting rabbits in his vegetable patch.

The physique associated with Douglas Craig, 56, was discovered by his wife, Susan, inside the back garden involving their own cottage.

Last night, Mrs Craig, who had been getting comforted simply by buddies and family, said: "We don't have any concept why this descargar swamp attack hack happened but and also I don't want to say something more."

It is actually understood Mr Craig have been suffering from depression.

Neighbours advised how he loved to function in the gardens regarding his home, called Fortune Bank, inside East Fortune, East Lothian.

The transformed farmhouse will be surrounded by trees which in turn screen it from neighbours, who live in 4 nearby terraced cottages.

One villager said: "Douglas was not truly the keen shooter. He only held a shotgun regarding obtaining rid regarding rabbits in the garden. they were very private folks and extremely great neighbours."

Police confirmed Mr Craig had a valid licence for his shotgun. A spokesman said: "Officers had been called to a address in East Fortune where they will discovered the body of the 56-year-old man.

"There aren't any suspicious circumstances plus a report will be sent for the procurator fiscal."

The tragedy is the 2nd shotgun suicide inside East Lothian in a few short weeks.

Last month, gun dealer Derek March, 57, shot himself in the head outside his residence inside the village associated with Elphinstone.

The ex-bricklayer specialised in clay pigeon shooting along with sold ammunition too as repairing guns. Police removed 25 weapons through his workshop after his death.

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