Gary Speed Death: Former Wales Manager's Brother-In-Law Tweets On Internet Rumours

01/02/2012 16:10

Gary Speed’s brother-in-law has taken to Twitter, retweeting a post questioning rumours surrounding the death of former Wales manager in November.

Anthony Haylock, the husband of Speed’s sister Lesley, posted on the social network shortly after the inquest into the 42-year-old father of two’s death, retweeting an original Tweet from CNN TV presenter Piers Morgan:

Speed was found hanged at his home in Cheshire last November. Shortly after, rumours began to emerge as to the reasons behind the former footballer's apparent suicide.

In a narrative verdict, Cheshire coroner Nicholas Rheinberg gave the cause of death as hanging but qualified that by saying: "The evidence does not sufficiently determine whether this was intentional or accidental".

During the inquest, Speed’s widow had offered emotional testimony, revealing that her husband had sent her a text days before he died in which he "talked in terms of taking his life".

She also revealed that there was "some degree of stress" on their relationship.

It appears Haylock wasn't happy about the story, retweeting:

Suggest a correction