Rachel took her own life because she felt she was living a sad life without husband and children.
A single 29-year-old woman killed herself because she was unmarried and without children.
Rachel Gow of Haslingden, Lancashire, England committed suicide because she thought she was not where she should be in life and felt other members of her family were "doing better than her."
Rachel Gow had a boyfriend but feared he would leave her soon. She sent a test mesasage to her boyfriend Anton Tsvarev wishing “all the best for the future” before taking her own life at her home, with a helium gas canister.
Her body was found by Anton Tsvarev who tried and failed to save her life.
According to a statement given at an inquest into her suicide, Gow is described as an “outgoing, adventurous and loving young woman.”
“Following the death of her mother Rachel had a period of independence. She met Anton and they were both extremely happy. He moved in. They had lots in common. She did have three breakups before her relationship with Anton and her greatest wish was to settle down, start a relationship and get married. But she could not overcome her previous sadness and felt Anton would leave her. She was looking forward to turning 30, planning trips to Italy with Anton and going to go Vegas for her birthday, she was saving money every month. But the relationship became unstable and they tried to make it work,” the statement reads.
Anton told investigators that Rachel felt “felt that she should be married with children and that her siblings were doing better than her.”
“This was something she struggled with. Rachel had spoken to me about the fact she had researched suicide techniques. I was not sure how serious she was about it because she always said things in the heat of the moment,” Anton is reported to have told investigators.