AN inquest has opened into the death of an engineer who was found dead at his home address.

Thomas Ligertwood, 41, was found at his home address in Nuneham Courtenay, Oxford on May 6 this year.

A police officer verified his death at 4.15pm.

It is unknown who has called the emergency services to his death.

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An inquest opening held at Oxford Coroner’s Court on May 16 into the Oxford engineer’s death. The proceedings heard that his medical cause of death has been provided as ‘hanging’.

Senior coroner Darren Salter has set a date for a full inquest to take place into Mr Ligertwood’s death.

It has been scheduled to take place at the same court on September 25 at 10am.