THE grieving family of a 34-year-old man found dead claim Government pressure to get a job may have led him to kill himself.
The body of Michael McNicholas was found by a passer-by at Goldenhill Golf Course at the weekend following a 14-year battle against booze.
But Michael’s family say he had been sober for three months and was attempting to turn his life around.
They say he felt pressurised after being told he needed to undergo a medical assessment to see if he was fit enough for work.
Mum Sue McNicholas, aged 56, of Maureen Avenue, Sandyford, said: “We had a lovely Christmas together and were completely in shock when we found out what had happened. He had even bought lottery tickets for that evening.”
Dad Mick, aged 60, said: “Michael was trying to turn his life around. He just wanted to be normal. It doesn’t add up –…
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