A SUPERMARKET worker who was found dead in his bathtub may have drowned, an inquest has heard.

Andrew Bossom, 61, was found unresponsive in his bath on March 3 this year at his home address in St Marys Close Kidlington.

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A member of South Central Ambulance Service verified his death at 10.47am. It is unknown who called the emergency services for Mr Bossom.

An inquest opened at Oxford Coroner’s Court on Wednesday (May 8), heard that a medical cause of death has been given as aspiration of bath water and poorly controlled type 2 diabetes.

Senior coroner Darren Salter has set a date for the full inquest to take place at the same court on August 7 at 12.15pm.