A MAN found dead in a Llandudno hotel had earlier been seen drinking vodka and threequarters of a bottle of whisky.

At the opening of an inquest in Ruthin John Gittins, coroner for North Wales East and Central, said that on March 3 David William Stewart, 55, checked in to the White House Hotel on St George’s Crescent and after watching football on TV went to his room.

Mr Stewart, a gardener of no fixed address but originally from Telford, was found dead on the floor of his room the following day.

Pathologist Dr Mared Owen-Casey gave the provisional cause of death as aspiration and acute alcohol poisoning.

The inquest was adjourned to a date to fixed.