A MAN whose body was found hanging from a tree in the grounds of Caldicot Castle committed suicide, senior coroner for Gwent David Bowen concluded.

Karl Baynton, aged 26, who had played in goal for Chepstow Town FC for several years, was remembered as a “true friend” with “a heart of gold” among many tributes after his death.

His body was found on the morning of June 1.