A KIDDERMINSTER man committed suicide at his home, an inquest has heard.

Neil Rankin, 67, was found dead at his home in Sutton Park Road on Tuesday, June 9.

Mr Rankin asphyxiated himself in the garage of his home by using a clear plastic bag and a tube leading to a helium gas cylinder.

An inquest held by Worcestershire Coroner’s Service on Wednesday, August 5, ruled that Mr Rankin committed suicide.

The medical cause of death was listed as asphyxia and inhalation of helium.