Suicide of 92-year-old linked to too much unsolicited mail

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A 92-year-old who killed herself after suffering from depression and insomnia was feeling “overwhelmed” by charity requests, a report has said.

Olive Cooke’s details were on file with 99 charities and in one year she received 466 mailings, the Fundraising Standards Board (FRSB) found.

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