Ashley Jensen’s husband Terence Beesley took his own life, inquest hears

The husband of Extras actress Ashley Jensen took his personal existence at their Somerset home, an inquest has heard.

Emergency services and products had been called to actor Terence Beesley’s house in Camerton, near Bath, on the afternoon of 30 November final 12 months.

Avon Coroner’s Court heard the 60-yr-previous was present in a automotive in his garage.

Coroner Peter Harrowing concluded that his loss of life had been on account of suicide. The clinical lead to of death was once carbon monoxide toxicity.

‘Never overlook’

In a statement learn out on the listening to, Jensen – whose title was once given as Ashley Beesley – stated she had been “extraordinarily stunned” by way of what happened.

The actress had known as the emergency services after coming dwelling and discovering her husband.

Paramedics tried to revive Beesley, who performed Buxton in ITV’s Victoria and General Bennigsen in BBC One’s War and Peace, but he was once said lifeless at the scene, the coroner’s Court heard.

Jensen stated in her observation that she had last spoken to him via textual content and e-mail on the afternoon of his death.

She stated: “I was once extraordinarily bowled over with the aid of what took place that evening and I’ll Never put out of your mind it.

“Terry and i had been collectively for 18 years however I had no idea he was once able to what he did.”

Dr Sam Robinson, her husband’s GP, said in a commentary that the actor had “no earlier scientific historical past of any mental well being concerns”.

Mr Harrowing stated: “There Is Not Any evidence that I’ve heard to indicate why Mr Beesley took the act that he did however in any adventure it’s not my operate to reply to the query why Mr Beesley might have taken that act.

“Mr Beesley knew that his spouse and younger kid weren’t on the house and he would no longer be disturbed… I’m glad beyond cheap doubt that Mr Beesley made a deliberate act.”

In her statement, Jensen – who also starred in US show Ugly Betty – said she first met her husband in 1999 once they both performed in a manufacturing of King Lear.

They married in 2007 and their son was once born two years later.

Jensen stated that her husband was once outgoing and had many pals and colleagues.


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