A MAN was found unresponsive in his hotel room after travelling to Dorset with colleagues for a work trip.

Andrew Peter Morgan, 40, was found in his room at Travelodge in Lifeboat Quay, Poole, by a receptionist.

The builder from Pembroke Close in Mid Glamorgan, Wales, had been on a work trip with colleagues.

Area coroner for Dorset, Brendan Allen, opened the inquest into his death at Bournemouth Town Hall on November 1.

Coroner officer, Matt Cave, told Dorset Coroner’s Court that the group went out for a curry on the evening of June 20, before returning to their individual rooms.

The group arranged to meet the following morning however, Andrew’s colleagues became concerned when he did not show up.

With no contact from Andrew, the Travelodge receptionist opened his room and found him lying unresponsive.

Paramedics were called and attempts were made to revive him using CPR, however, this was unsuccessful.

Police arrived and determined there were no suspicious circumstances surrounding his death.

Andrew was formally identified by one of his friends.

A post-mortem conducted by Dr Robert Blahurt concluded that the cause of Andrew’s death is unascertained.

Mr Allen adjourned the inquest until May 23, 2024 at 10am.

He has also request statements from Andrew’s family, his GP, the local drug and alcohol providers if Andrew was known to them and police in regard to their investigations.