CUMBRIA'S senior coroner has opened an inquest following the sudden death of a 31-year-old Carlisle man.

Stuart Green died on July 12.

At the Cockermouth office of coroner Kally Cheema, the hearing was formally opened and adjourned until December 7. A News & Star death notice published last week described Mr Green as a devoted son, a loving brother and a loved grandson, uncle cousin nephew and friend.

Donations in lieu of flowers were invited after his funeral service in Carlisle for the mental health charity Mind.