Paragraph four reads: “The court heard that Mr Khan had
been seen by a psychiatrist and was taking anti-depressants at the
time of his death. No note was found among his possessions.”
Guard from Bolton hit by train identified by DNA
9:20am Thursday 22nd October 2009
A SECURITY guard hit by a train
on a Bolton railway line was identified by his DNA.
An inquest jury
recorded an open verdict on Mohammed Younis Khan, aged 46, whose remains were
found on April 10, the morning after a train driver reported hitting something
in the dark at Gilnow, half a mile from Bolton Station.
Khan lived alone in View Street, Daubhill, and was one of seven children brought
up in Bolton after his parents moved to Britain.
The court heard that Mr
Khan had been seen by a psychiatrist and was taking anti-depressants at the time
of his death. No note was found among his possessions.
David Baker told the court he had been driving the Transpennine Express train
from Blackpool to Manchester, at 11.30pm, on April 9, and heard a thud. However,
after stopping at the next signal he could find no evidence of an impact.
A search was made of the line, but it was only in daylight that Mr
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