An inquest has been opened into the death of a 35-year-old man found dead in a Chester Travelodge.

Colin William Hulme, whose address was given as the Pepper Street Travelodge hotel, died on January 25 this year.

The inquest opening at Cheshire Coroner's Court in Museum Street, Warrington, heard that police and paramedics attended the hotel after Mr Hulme was found dead. He was identified by the hotel manager the same day he died.

Area coroner Jacqueline Devonish said the cause of death was 'unnatural' and the inquest was adjourned until July 12.