THE inquest has opened into the sudden death of an Alresford woman last autumn.

Louise Victoria Martin, 45, died at a property in Broad Street on November 1, the hearing heard.

She had been feeling unwell and colleagues and friends had been checking on her. On the afternoon of November 1 Olivia Gracehall, a friend, found her unresponsive and police and ambulance were called.

Her body was taken by funeral director Richard Steel and Partners to the Royal Hampshire County Hospital in Winchester.

Consultant pathologist Dr Adnan Al-Badri conducted a post mortem on November 5 and said the cause of death could not be ascertained.

Senior coroner Chris Wilkinson adjourned the inquest until September 3.