AN ACCOUNTS clerk found dead at his Bournemouth home died of a drugs overdose, an inquest heard.

Trevor George Belcher, also known as Trevor Melsa, was found in his flat at St John's Road on December 14, Dorset Coroner Rachael Griffin was told.

The Bournemouth inquest heard Mr Belcher, 48, was found unresponsive by his partner, Edmund Burke. A police investigation concluded there are no suspicious circumstances.

A post mortem examination revealed he died of an overdose of Isopropyl Nitrite.

The inquest was adjourned until July 9 for further inquiries.