A TWO day inquest is due to take place following the death of an Ulverston man.

Daniel James Birtwistle died at the age of 70 in Ulverston on February 5, 2019.

The inquest, scheduled to take place over October 28 and 29 at The Coroner's Court in Cockermouth is estimated to take 12 hours to come to a conclusion.

The coroner who will oversee the hearings, which will start at 10am each day, will be Dr Nicholas Shaw.