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Man Found Dead In Tent

Monday August 19 2013


Man found dead near Oakwell Man found dead near Oakwell


A MAN was found dead near Oakwell Stadium by a dog walker.

Mark Evans, 48, of Eldon Street, is believed to have gassed himself inside a tent using a generator, police said.

He had been reported missing on Saturday night and was found by a dog walker on Monday on a patch of land off Queens Road.

Officers do not believe that there are any suspicious circumstances.

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Reply Posted by Lisa on Monday August 19 2013 at 11:34
What causes someone to do that to themselves. Poor man thinking about his family at this sad time R.I.P Mark

Reply Posted by Jasmin on Monday August 19 2013 at 11:37
so sad, god bless, RIP x x

Reply Posted by nic on Monday August 19 2013 at 11:41
something must have been going through his head :( poor fella! RIP Mark, thinking of his family and friends at this very sad time.

Reply Posted by Rich on Monday August 19 2013 at 11:51
Excellent choice of photography.

Reply Posted by tracy on Monday August 19 2013 at 12:21
So sad..rip.x

Reply Posted by Angie Guy on Monday August 19 2013 at 12:23
So sad when someone does this the poor man Rest In Peace Mark Deepest sympathy to your family and friends xx

Reply Posted by julie on Monday August 19 2013 at 12:56
aww bless him so much if only he had asked for help awww

Reply Posted by Lucy Platt on Monday August 19 2013 at 13:40
I am saddened to hear of this and it shows people like mark are desperate and need to talk to someone but in many cases have no one xx

Reply Posted by Shelley Toddington on Monday August 19 2013 at 14:20
Omg bless him. R.I.P.

Reply Posted by gazza on Monday August 19 2013 at 14:22
Depression and anxiety has demos thats not very nice top live with, God bless u m8 and r thoughts r with your family. Another young life lost to this hateful disease

Reply Posted by Collet on Monday August 19 2013 at 20:18
RIP poor lad,apologies from Hoyland every place has idiots,but Hoyland is full of the stupid idiots

Reply Posted by matthew on Monday August 19 2013 at 21:00
A talented artist whose legacy can be seen in the many crop circles that appeared around barnsley some years ago...RIP DB

Reply Posted by mae brussel on Tuesday August 20 2013 at 23:07
Collet there are village idiots in every village as you well know . as you have accounted for all of hoyland.
Speak for your own.
All my family live in hoyland and none of them are idiots. google the word idiot

Reply Posted by Zoe on Wednesday August 21 2013 at 09:09
I think you've taken that a little too personal! Dont think it was implied EVERYONE in Hoyland in an idiot, just that theres a few!

Reply Posted by dene on Wednesday August 21 2013 at 13:31
I live in Hoyland and I am not a Idot, but yes there is a few like in every city's, town and villages.......thoughts and prays to his family.... its a year since i lost my nephew at 28, he hung him self, you never know whats going though there minds, so sad ,,,

Reply Posted by DONNA on Friday August 23 2013 at 08:44
R.I.P thinkin of u and yr familyxxx I,ll tell u something if its anything to do with the way things are now, there only going to get worse :( xx r.i.p

Reply Posted by Dawn on Tuesday September 3 2013 at 21:23
thank you for your message..keep us all in your prayers, especially my mum,..God is for real..we need to take him seriously...may my brother's death not be in vain..,,god bless, Dawn

Reply Posted by carl evans on Sunday November 17 2013 at 16:35
As Mark,s father I am heart broken that we had lost contact,due to divorce.I know I could have helped him,perhaps that was what he wanted a shoulder,which I would have gladly supplied.The sad thing is knowing nothing of his adult life,any achievements,possibly his own family,his interests,his desires.Sadly now at my age I will never know,I have tried but with no success.God Bless My Son.