AN INQUEST has been opened into the death of man who was found dead in woods in Southampton.

Ernest Piotr Kujawski, of no fixed abode, was discovered by a friend in woodland near Sandhurst Road on October 31.

A post mortem was carried out following the 44-year-old’s death which gave a cause of death as subdural haemorrhage.

Area coroner Rosamund Rhodes-Kemp opened an inquest at Winchester Coroner’s Court and a full hearing will take place on June 7, next year.