David Rathband on his 'world of darkness'

The police officer shot and blinded by gunman Raoul Moat has been found dead at his house in Northumberland.

The body of David Rathband, 44, was found by police at his home in Blyth on Wednesday night after officers received a report of concern for his welfare.

Pc Rathband gave an interview to BBC Radio 5 live's Victoria Derbyshire in October 2011.

He told her how he was adjusting to life in a "world of darkness".

To hear other 5 live interviews, please visit the best bits page.

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