Events planner, 25, who killed herself after married lover broke off affair asked his wife to ‘share’ him and told him ‘I can’t live without you’

Events planner, 25, who killed herself after married lover broke off affair asked his wife to ‘share’ him and told him ‘I can’t live without you’

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AN events planner gassed killed herself when her married lover broke off their torrid affair – and his wife refused to “share” him.

Tragic Emily Henthorn, 25, gassed herself to death after Andrew Hardman called off their nine-month romance to make amends with his wife.

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Tragic Emily Henthorn, 25, gassed herself to death after Andrew Hardman called off their nine-month romance[/caption]

She told her lover she couldn’t live without him
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Speaking at her inquest in Bolton, Andrew told how a tearful Emily wept: “If I can’t live with you, I can’t live without you” when he ended their fling.

He said: “At first we were nothing more than acquaintances or friends but a short time later friendship turned into a relationship and that relationship carried on for about five months.

“On April 27 I told my wife about the relationship. But following a discussion with her we decided to resurrect our relationship and I ended the relationship with Emily.

“I saw when she was working at the hall but she said words to the effect of: ‘if I can’t live with you I can’t live without you’.”

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“I tried to calm her by saying: ‘you didn’t want to do anything silly’ and persuaded her she had a life to live.

“But when I spoke to her on Saturday May 2, by phone she said: ‘without you my life is not worth living’ and repeated it.”

Andrew said he then got a text message from Emily asking if his wife would “share” him.

He added: “I can’t remember what I said but it was a ridiculous question to ask. I said I would ring her back I did ring her back but she didn’t answer.”


“The next contact I had when her dad phoned me up on the Saturday to say she had died.”

Recording a conclusion of suicide, coroner Alan Walsh said: “I am greatly saddened by the fact Emily was outgoing, attractive, vivacious personality.

“She was quite clear she was intending to end her life.”

Emily worked as an event planner for a local Masonic lodge
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The affair ended when Andrew tried to make amends with his wife
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A tearful Emily begged Andrew’s wife to ‘share’ him[/caption]


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