AN inquest has opened after a man was found dead at his home.

Bolton Coroner's Court heard on July 7 that 35-year-old Christopher David Ashworth, originally from Bury, was found dead by police at his home in Thomasson Court, Heaton, on June 29.

Police coroners officer Stephan Wilson said that police received a 'concern for welfare' call and went to his home.

The police found Mr Ashworth unresponsive and despite the efforts of paramedics he sadly died at 7:01pm.

PCO Wilson confirmed that there were no suspicious circumstances surrounding his death after an investigation.

The inquest has been adjourned for a full hearing on August 11.