COUNTY: A man was found dead in his home by police after a neighbour raised the alarm.

An inquest at County Hall in Dorchester heard that 51-year-old Robert Walter Gregory, of Pines Court, East Street, Blandford, had not been seen for more than 10 days before his body was discovered on July 26.

Coroner for West Dorset Michael Johnston recorded an open verdict after tests were unable to reveal the cause of death.