A post-mortem examination on a young filmmaker whose body was found in a derelict building in Newcastle was inconclusive, an inquest heard.
26-year-old Lee Halpin had planned to spend a week living on the streets in his home city of Newcastle to experience what it was like to be homeless.
Coroner David Mitford said further inquiries would now take place and he adjourned the inquest until more information had been gathered.
More top news
The under-fire North East Ambulance Service has told ITV News Tyne Tees it is acting to improve performance.
A look ahead at the forecast for the Tyne Tees region.
A Stockton teacher who was caught with indecent images of children has been jailed for 18 months.