Man, 33, found dead in Leeds on day he was due to be recalled to prison

A LEEDS man was found dead on the day he was due to be recalled to prison, an inquest opening heard.

Sales assistant Ryan Thomas McGurgan, 33, was found dead at a hostel for vulnerable homeless men on Meanwood Road, Leeds, on April 10, an inquest opening was told.

Wakefield Coroner's Court heard a provisional post mortem report by consultant histopathologist Dr Lisa Barker stated the cause of death as hanging.

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Senior coroner Kevin McLoughlin said Mr McGurgan's death was confirmed by paramedics at the hostel at 3.20pm on April 10.


Mr McLoughlin said: "It is understood that Mr McGurgan was due to be recalled to prison that day."

Mr McLoughlin adjourned the inquest to a date yet to be fixed.