The former head of the Royal Marines died by hanging, a hearing to open the inquest into his death was told.Major General Matthew Holmes, 54, was found dead in a bedroom at his home in Winchester, Hampshire, on 2 October. The Ministry of Defence (MoD) said at the time his cause of death was unknown but not being treated as suspicious.At a short hearing, coroner Jason Pegg said Maj Gen Holmes said: "It's suspected that Matthew Holmes had a number of concerns at the time of his death including matters relating to his marriage and his service career.”Maj Gen Holmes's...
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