SAS medic who saved 100s kills himself
Sunday People|June 28, 2020
WIDOW SPEAKS OF HEARTBREAK
Sean Rayment

AN SAS medic who saved the lives of hundreds killed himself after his pleas for help with his mental trauma were ignored.

Staff Sergeant Jamie Ferguson, 36, made a video recording in which he said: “I asked for help but no one was listening, they didn’t understand.”

Moments later the dad of one shot himself at Leuchars Military Base in Fife, Scotland, 10 days ago.

Now his widow Sammi has joined calls from the Sunday People and MPs for better mental health support for our troops amid shocking suicide rates.

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Sammi, 50, said: “My message to the Army and the MoD is please stop relying on charities to deal with your mental health problems. It’s the MoD’s job.

“My husband should be alive today. There will be Army wives who think their husbands are fine but who are planning to kill themselves.”

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