A WOMAN’S body was found near a hotel in Cheshire.

An inquest has been opened into the death of Nicola Cecilia Todd.

Miss Todd was found by a member of the public near to Statham Lodge Hotel on Warrington Road, Lymm, on November 11.

Police were called shortly after 8am, with Miss Todd pronounced dead at the scene.

Miss Todd, who lived in Blyth in Northumberland, was 41 at the time of her death.

Senior Coroner Jacqueline Devonish opened an inquest into her death at Cheshire Coroner’s Court on Wednesday (November 22).

A case review will take place on January 21 ahead of the full inquest on February 14, 2024.