Inquest opens after man is found hanged from a beam in Belper house

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An inquest has been opened after the death of a 64-year-old man in Belper.

William Lowe was found hanged from a beam in the living room of his house in Knott House, Alderwasley, on Tuesday.

During a hearing at Chesterfield coroners’ court this afternoon, coroner James Newman said his office was still awaiting post-mortem results into Mr Lowe’s death and adjourned the inquest to a later date.