Briton who shot himself to avoid capture by Isis was 'heroic young man'

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Coroner refuses to record verdict of suicide in death of Ryan Lock, 20, telling inquest that the chef from Havant had sacrificed his life for a cause

A British man who left his comfortable home and job to fight against Islamic State as a volunteer died a hero when he turned his weapon on himself after being hopelessly surrounded by enemy troops, a coroner has ruled.

Ryan Lock, 20, a chef from Havant in Hampshire, was badly wounded in the leg during a gun battle in Syria and, realising he was about to be captured, shot himself, the inquest in Portsmouth was told.

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