Nelson missing from home found hanged

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A Nelson man who had been missing from home has been found hanged.

Mr Benjamin McDonald (34) was found hanging from a tree near a footpath off Gibb Hill Road in Nelson.

Mr McDonald, of Vaughan Street, had been reported missing by his ex-parnter.

An inquest has been opened and adjourned by East Lancashire Coroner Mr Richard Taylor until March 3rd for tests to be carried out.