Widow demands to be heard after war veteran husband’s tragic descent to suicide | ITV News



“I tried to get him help, I was trying to save his life and people didn’t work with me.”

For years Jo Jukes lived with a war veteran husband suffering from worsening post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and acute depression – while desperately seeking help for him.

Now she is a widow after Lance Corporal Dave Jukes took his own life in October behind the family’s home in Birmingham.

He had been sleeping rough in an alleyway after his volatile behaviour meant his wife had to make the agonising decision of taking out a court order banning him from entering their home.

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