A BROMSGROVE man who was found hanged in a Redditch wood took his own life a coroner has ruled.

Philip Randles, 43, of Larchmere Drive, was founded hanged in woodland off Black Lake Lane, Upper Bentley, Redditch on March 19.

The Worcestershire Coroner recorded a verdict that Mr Randles killed himself, at his inquest on Thursday, (June 13).