AN inquest is due to be opened following the death of a man from Barrow.

Colin Burns died on November 15 at the age of 74.

The hearing is due to take place at The Coroner's Court in Cockermouth on November 30.

It is expected to be adjourned until April 5, 2022 for the full inquest.

The hearing will be overseen by assistant coroner Mr Craig Smith.

An inquest is a formal investigation conducted by a coroner in order to determine how someone died.