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Woman hangs herself because she didn’t want to be the center of attention at her wedding

By Mason White 10:49 AM February 19, 2014
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By: Aarav Sen
A woman committed suicide just weeks before her wedding because she was too anxious about being the center of attention.

Leanne Baker, 35, was discovered by her fiance after hanging herself at their home in Huddersfield, West Yorks, United Kingdom.

Baker, who worked as a retail manager, had suffered in the past from depression, but had recovered with treatment and medication.

However, her anxiety and stress returned as her wedding day drew closer.

According to a police investigation, she was worried about her impending marriage ceremony abroad and she did not like being the center of attention. Her wedding was scheduled to take place in Lindos, Greece.

Baker told a mental health professional that she had no doubt about spending the rest of her life with her partner David Jackson.

Last year, Baker overdosed on drugs and attempted suicide. She was admitted to the Huddersfield Royal Infirmary for two weeks.

However, two weeks later, her fiance left her home alone to visit his mother and when he returned, he found her hanging.