Marley Richards Wiki – Marley Richards Bio
Marley Richards was an ex-child star who had been the face of Nickelodeon adverts was found hanged after a 10-year relationship he had with the mother of his three children came to an end, an inquest has heard.
Richards had appeared in numerous episodes of The Bill and adverts for Asda clothing range George, had set up his own electronics company and was said to be building his foundations before potentially pursuing a future as a YouTube personality.
But the pandemic forced him to shut his business, and things began to spiral downward, a coroner was told today.
He was 28 years old.
Marley Richards Found Hanged
Mr. Richards had to declare himself homeless during the pandemic after the breakup forced him out of his home.
After leaving his family home in Bedfordshire, he went to stay at a Holiday Inn in Elstow.
The inquest was told that on June 30 last year, the manager of the hotel attempted to gain entry to the 28-year-old’s bedroom after his worried mother, Eleanor, had not heard from him.
The father-of-three was found hanged inside.
Today’s inquest heard how, as a promising young star, Mr. Richards won awards after attending a course at the esteemed Sylvia Young Theatre School before appearing in the TV series The Bill multiple times.
At 18, he fell in love with Francesca McIntyre and the pair went on to have three children over their 10-year relationship.
Bedfordshire Coroner’s Court heard how Mr. Richards remained in ‘high spirits,’ despite being forced to live at a Holiday Inn after the break-up.
But after receiving a concerned call from his mother, Eleanor, a manager was forced to unscrew the door to his hotel room, where they discovered Mr. Richards’ body.
A police officer confirmed that Marley had last been seen leaving the home of his ex-partner Francesca at 8.30 is on June 27.
Assistant coroner Tom States told the hearing how Mr. Richards had been struggling with depression and anxiety for around five years, and that he had been feeling suicidal in 2019.