An inquest has opened into the death of a Southampton man who was found after he fell.

Paul Duell, 63, of Western Grove Road, died at Southampton General Hospital on June 2.

Senior coroner Christopher Wilkinson opened the inquest into his death at Winchester Coroners' Court on Monday, June 10.

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Mr Wilkinson said that Mr Duell was discovered on the floor of his flat by his carers, having suffered a fall on June 1. He was then taken to hospital, where he died.

The initial cause of death has been given as multi-organ failure, a fall and a long lie.

Mr Wilkinson adjourned the inquest to take place on June 25 next year.