A YOUNG man serving in the Royal Navy was found dead at a military base near Winchester.

Oliver Monaghan-White was pronounced dead at Worthy Down Camp, Riley Road on June 1.

Police were called to the 24-year-old's accommodation where he was found deceased, an inquest opening heard.

A post mortem by Dr Balvinder Shoker at Winchester Hospital found the preliminary cause of death as hanging.

Area coroner Jason Pegg adjourned the full inquest to February 9 2022.