A MAN died after being submerged in water near Weston Shore in Southampton, an inquest heard.

Hamza El Omari, of Victoria Mews, Crawley, West Sussex, died on June 16 after being found in the water by members of the public.

The inquest heard that the 28-year-old had previously been reported missing by his family.

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Assistant coroner Robert Simpson told the inquest that the cause of death was pending further investigation.

Mr Simpson adjourned the inquest at Winchester Coroner's Court to take place on April 5.

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