Equipment used for drug-taking was found where a man died at Pegasus Theatre in East Oxford, an inquest heard yesterday.

Slimane Benhalilou, 45, of Asquith Road, Rose Hill, was found dead in a disabled toilet at the Magdalen Road theatre on January 15.

Coroner Darren Salter opened the inquest into his death at Oxfordshire Coroners’ Court yesterday, and adjourned it to a later date.