An inquest into the death of a Norfolk firefighter found dead at his home has been opened.

Gary Palmer, from Hales, near Loddon, was discovered deceased at his home by a family member on Wednesday, September 28 2022.

The married 51-year-old father, of Millside, was born on August 16 1971, in Croydon in South London.

An inquest into his death was opened on the morning of Friday, October 7 by the area coroner for Norfolk, Yvonne Blake, at the Coroner's Court at County Hall, Norwich.

A full inquest has been scheduled to take place at 2pm on February 6, 2023.