AN inquest has opened into the death of a former Bromsgrove teacher, found dead at a school near Droitwich Spa.

Helen Mann, 43, the headteacher of Sytchampton Endowed First School, Sytchampton, is understood to have hanged herself in her office on November 5, after leading a teacher training day.

Mrs Mann, from Worcester, was deputy headteacher at Millfields First School, Swift Close, Bromsgrove, until she left last Easter.

Her inquest was opened and adjourned on Friday, (November 9), while reports are prepared.