Nicholas Hughes

 

 

Age: 47

 

Summary: son of poets Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes who was a fisheries biologist who studied stream fish and spent much of his time trekking across Alaska on field studies, whose mother committed suicide in 1963 after the breakup of her marriage to Ted Hughes, but who had long struggled from depression.

 

 

Cause of Death: Suicide by hanging

 

Born: January 17, 1962

 

Died: March 16, 2009

 

Location: Fairbanks, Alaska