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Graphic Designer, 19, With Ehlers Danlos Syndrome Commits Suicide After Saying Pain Unbearable

August 5, 2013

This is heartbreaking.

George Philpott, 19, is believed to have killed himself after saying the pain from his incurable condition was unbearable.

The graphic designer had Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, like Cherylee Houston, 38, who plays Corrie’s wheelchair-bound Izzy.George’s body was found in a river near his home in Cardiff.

Pal Bethan Williams said: “He’d used all kind of painkillers and none seemed to work.”

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