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Investigation: Former Towie star Mick Norcross killed himself UK News

Former Towie businessman and star Mick Norcross took his own life over fears he had to “lose the job of a lifetime”, according to an investigation.

The 57-year-old was found unconscious by his son in his basement after his family feared they could not reach him.

After walking through the grounds of his house in Brentwood Road, Bulphan, Mr Norcross’ son Kirk asked another family member to help him break into his house.

They eventually found him and his son performed CPR when the ambulance service was called, but unfortunately he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Mr. Norcross first appeared on The Only Way is Essex in 2011 during the series’ second series, and his son Kirk, 32, was part of the original cast.

Mr. Norcross was best known as the owner of the celebrity nightclub Sugar Hut in Brentwood.

He was also known for the development of the Grand Hotel in Leigh.

Gemma Collins, James Argent, Lauren Goodger and Mario Falcone were among the current and former stars of the reality show who paid tribute to Mr. Norcross on social media following the star’s death on January 21.

Testifying at the inquest, Inspector Neil Armstrong said Mr Norcross had been involved in several real estate developments, one of which was at least two years behind schedule with “considerable costs incurred”.

He said: “Kirk reported that his father had been under pressure for the past three months and during conversations that morning Michael Norcross had seemed tense.

“The day before with his partner, Michael Norcross had said ‘I don’t think I’m going through this Sam’.

“He considered that his investments in his developments would be wasted and that there would be no profit. ”

Read more: Touching Star Tributes After The Tragic Death of Mick Norcross Mick Norcross: His Life, Pride, Motivation and Love for Family Insp Armstrong said police found no evidence of involvement third party or criminality in connection with Mr. Norcross’ real estate developments.

He added: “It was clear to me from what was explained that there were significant financial difficulties and Mr Norcross was facing the potential loss of a lifetime’s job and the potential loss of his home. family and it seemed like it was weighing heavily on his mind. ”

Area Coroner Lincoln Brooks has ruled Mick Norcross has died of suicide. He was first found hanged in his cellar.

Mr Brooks said of Norcross: “He was truly a man full of life and a man of love, and he will be sorely missed, I’m sure.”

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