The partner of a 31-year-old cleaner found his boyfriend dead at his home with a neck injury, a court has heard. 

The body of Adam Gillespie was discovered inside his house off Grange Road in Hainford, north of Norwich, on October 28.   

He was declared dead by a police officer from Norfolk Constabulary and was identified by his partner, Henry Fuller.  

An inquest into his death was opened on December 5 by area coroner, Samantha Goward, at Norfolk Coroner’s Court based at County Hall. 

Eastern Daily Press: Norfolk Coroner's Court at County Hall, NorwichNorfolk Coroner's Court at County Hall, Norwich (Image: Newsquest)

A statement from his mother, Coral Gillespie, confirmed that Adam Stuart Gillespie was born in Norwich on February 1, 1992. 

He is believed to have worked at Downtide Caravans and Leisure in Alby, near Cromer, and was a qualified pilot. 

Dr Ray Lonsdale, consultant histopathology at the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital, gave the medical cause of death as “constriction of neck structures”. 

An inquest to determine the official cause of death will take place at 10am on June 25, 2024.

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