Byline: Campbell Docherty
elderly couple gassed themselves in their car because they could not bear the thought of one dying before the other, an inquest heard yesterday.
Rona and Helmut Mey-Hilton, aged 82 and 80 respectively, were found in each other's arms in the garage at their home in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire.
The inquest at Leamington Spa Town Hall heard how retired mechanical engineering expert Mr Mey-Hilton 'spoke incessantly of euthanasia' and that the couple frequently insisted they would never be parted.
They took their lives on June 13, a day after Mr Mey-Hilton was discharged from hospital, where he had had a …