THE inquest into the death of a man who was found hanging in his home was opened yesterday afternoon.

Graham Hibbert's inquest was opened at Paderborn House, assistant coroner Rachel Galloway heard how police and paramedics were called to his home in Chorley Old Road by his landlord on January 3.

Mr Hibbert was 48 when he died. The provisional cause of death has been listed as hanging.

There are no suspicious circumstances surrounding his death.

The inquest as been adjourned until Thursday, May 9 at 11.30am.