Inquest opened into death of Bolsover man

The inquest opening was heard at Chesterfield coroners' court.
The inquest opening was heard at Chesterfield coroners' court.

An inquest has been opened after the death of a Bolsover man.

Chesterfield coroners' court heard today how bricklayer and joiner Gavin Rudd, 39, was found dead at his home in New Bolsover on Sunday.

Coroner James Newman said: "There was a ligature around his neck."

Mr Newman said his office was still awaiting post-mortem results to ascertain the cause of Mr Rudd's death and a police file to help establish the circumstances.

He adjourned the inquest to a date to be fixed.