On Thursday, Chesterfield Coroner’s Court heard 46-year-old David Burden died at his home in Shirebrook on November 17.
Peter Nieto, area coroner, said a provisional cause of death had been given as ‘ligature suspension’ and added that toxicological test results were pending.
Mr Nieto said Mr Burden was a police constable.
He added: “There is going to be further evidence to be obtained, including a police file which will be provided in due course.”
Enquiries will also be made with Mr Burden’s GP and secondary mental health services, according to Mr Nieto.
He said: “As there’s further information that needs to be gathered so the circumstances can be understood, I am going to adjourn the inquest and set a review date for February 10.”
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