Mother killed herself and her two sons after MS diagnosis, inquest hears

Vicky Amaning, 34, was struggling to cope with her deteriorating health and the impact of the Covid lockdown on top of caring for her two autistic sons when she set fire to her home in south London in March 2021. She detailed her plans in her diary but was classed as ‘low risk’ by her counsellor two days before her death. Vicky’s mother believes that ‘more should have been done’.

Homicide victims in London in 2021

Total: 135 (last updated 11/5/24) See the map of homicides in London in 2021 Official Metropolitan Police Total Homicides: 134 Note: This is not an official record and may differ from any lists compiled by police etc. It includes murder and manslaughter cases. Other deaths (e.g. unexplained) are listed separately… You must be a paid …