March 29, 1987 - April 18, 2009
We wanted to pay our respects to the family, friends and fans of Welch Actress Stephanie Parker, best known for playing a popular character, Stacey Weaver, on a BBC Wales' television show "Belonging." She'd played the character for seven years, since she was fifteen. Stephanie was found hanged in a field near her Pontypridd, Glamorgan home. Coincidently, her home is 10 miles from the mining town of Bridgend where there has been a curious series of suicides.
"There are no figures available for the past year, but between January 2007 and February 2008, 17 people under the age of 27 took their own lives in the area. The previous year, the South Wales Valley coroner Philip Walters said that in an 11-month period during 2006 he was seeing one case of suicide a week." - The First Post
The police have ruled the death a suicide, but are continuing their investigation into why she might have taken her own life. She was 22 years old, beautiful, talented and now she's a dead girl. In pace requiescat!