International human rights lawyer took her life after mounting paranoia and ruined career

Tweet Simone Burns, a human rights barrister who was jailed earlier this year for her racist and aggressive behaviour on Air India was found dead at the bottom of a cliff in Eastbourne. On June 1st, several witnesses thought they saw someone going over the edge, Eastbourne Town Hall hears. The international lawyer was under the media’s spotlight after a video had been posted online showing her vulgar comments towards flight staff, calling them ‘Indian money grabbing c****’ after being refused more wine. She “became increasingly erratic with friends and…

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