Agony on shocking tragedy of Eddie

Eddie Astin enjoying his passion for flying
Eddie Astin enjoying his passion for flying

The family of Whitby estate agent Eddie Astin have spoken to the Gazette of their shock at his death.

Fifty-nine year-old Eddie was found hanging in the garage of his home at Spital Bridge. His wife Liz was too distraught to speak but his brother Martyn said: “How much did he mean to me? When he died, half of me went with him.”

Read full family tributes in tomorrow’s Whitby Gazette.