A HOTEL guest who was found dead at a Premier Inn may have died from drug toxicity, an inquest has heard.

Christopher Travis, of Luther Street, Oxford, was found dead at the Premier Inn in Garsington Road, Cowley on June 19, 2022.

A South Central Ambulance Service staff member verified the death of the 62-year-old at 1.17pm.

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An inquest opened at Oxford Coroner’s Court on Wednesday (May 8), heard that his medical cause of death was given as carbamazepine toxicity, epilepsy, and left ventricular hypertrophy.

The circumstances surrounding his death have not yet been discussed in open court.

Senior coroner Darren Salter has set a date for the full inquest to take place at the same court on August 13 at 10am.