Omer Jama, who was a television editor at Sky Sports died
after slashing his wrists. Mr Jama was taking the anti-smoking pill Champix to
quit smoking and it is reported that he may have gotten depressed and taken to
The 39-year-old Jama was found dead after having slashed
his wrists and stabbed himself in the stomach and the thigh. Bolton Coroner
Jennifer Leeming was informed by the toxicologist that Champix is linked to
depression and suicide.
Jama is thought to have tried nicotine gum and patches to
quit smoking, but turned to Champix when these failed. Forensic toxicologist
Julie Evans revealed that there was no over dosage involved.
The coroner returned
an open verdict saying there was no evidence to prove Mr Jama was not under
control when he committed suicide.