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Greenspan takes a holiday: Barry and Amanda Harrison

We've made a policy of not including overseas kills in Greenspan's Body Count. After all, foreign countries had their own central bankers who set their own policy, even though they were all enthralled by the Maestro's celebrity and followed his lead.

So this tale, while typical of Greenspan's Body Count, will not join the official roll.

Daily Mirror:
Barry and Amanda Harrison lost their £100,000 home after being made redundant from a car plant in the grip of recession. Neighbours said the cash struggles had put a huge strain on their marriage.

Depressed Barry, 47, flipped and is said to have throttled Amanda, 34, before hanging himself at their rented flat on the Isle of Wight.

The couple's sons Aiden, five, and Owen, three, were happily playing in the home when the bodies of their parents were found by a neighbour on Monday.

Barry's eldest son Lee, 19, said last night: "This is a massive and devastating loss."

Saddled with debt and struggling to keep a roof over their heads, the pressures mounted on devoted couple Barry and Amanda.

The pair had already suffered the misery of having their dream £100,000 home repossessed after both being made redundant from a car factory that was crippled by the recession.

In what was to be her final Facebook message, Amanda apologised to a friend for missing a date.

The hard-up mum wrote tellingly: "Money is so tight right now."

And it appears the nightmare of financial insecurity finally took its toll on 47-year-old Barry who flipped and is said to have strangled his 34-yearold wife before hanging himself at their rented seaside flat.

The couple's children - Aiden, five, and three-year-old Owen - were happily playing in the home when the bodies of their parents were found by neighbour Pat Cannon.

At least the gentlemanly Brits don't kill the kids, as so many Americans on Greenspan's Body Count do. But did you really have to kill the wife, Barry?

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