A REDDITCH man who was discovered dead in a block of flats died as the result of a drugs overdose, an inquest has heard.

Stuart Kirstein, 33, from Exhall Close, was found in the lobby of a block of flats at Fownhope Close on December 31.

The precise medical cause of death was overdose of heroin.

The Worcestershire Coroner recorded a verdict that he died as the result of abuse of drugs.