TV presenter left two suicide letters

GRIEF-stricken children's TV presenter Mark Speight left two suicide notes.

GRIEF-stricken children's TV presenter Mark Speight left two suicide notes.

Speight, 42, was found hanging near Paddington railway station on Sunday, after he had been reported missing six days earlier

Speight's fiancee, Natasha Collins, was found dead at the flat they shared in St John's Wood, London in January.

An inquest into Collins's death heard that she had take cocaine and sleeping tablets and suffered burns covering 60 per cent of her body a hot bath.

Today Inner West London Coroner Dr Paul Knapman said there appeared to have been a "double tragedy".

Speight's inquest was opened and adjourned following the formal identification of his body and a post-mortem.

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Detective Inspector William Jordan, of British Transport Police, confirmed that a post-mortem had found that the cause of death was hanging and said police were not treating the death as suspicious.

He also confirmed to the coroner that he was aware of two suicide notes - one found on the presenter's person and another in a flat.