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Petts Wood ‘suicide’ victim named as Ahimsan Sahel Maharasingan

PUBLISHED: 15:48 23 October 2013 | UPDATED: 15:48 23 October 2013

The air ambulance was called to the scene at Petts Wood station on Saturday morning. PICTURE: @BrianCookeorp

The air ambulance was called to the scene at Petts Wood station on Saturday morning. PICTURE: @BrianCookeorp

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The man who died after a suspected suicide at Petts Wood station has been named as Ahimsan Sahel Maharasingan.

An inquest into the death of the 23-year-old, from Orpington, on Saturday was opened yesterday.

Emergency services, including the air ambulance, were called to reports of a person under a train at around 11.30am. Ahimsan was pronounced at the scene by a doctor from the air ambulance crew.

British Transport Police have confirmed they are not treating the death as suspicious.

Ambulance crews treated two patients for shock at Petts Wood station, but neither required further treatment.

The train involved was the 9.35am Minster to Charring Cross. There were delays of up to 50 minutes on the line until around 6pm on Saturday.

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