AN inquest has opened into the death of a man whose body was found in a park in Abingdon earlier this month.

Darren Hutchins, 37, was found in Tisley Park on March 10 after he was reported missing by a family member.

Police found him in the wooded area and verified his death at 7.50am.

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An inquest opening at Oxford Coroner’s Court on Thursday (March 21) heard that a medical cause of death has been given as hanging.

It was heard that Mr Hutchins, of Asquith Park, Sutton Courtenay, was a warehouse operative at the time of his death.

A full inquest date to establish the circumstances surrounding Mr Hutchins’s death will take place at the same court on June 18 at 12pm.


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