THE death of a former call centre operator is being investigated by police.

An inquest has been opened into the death of Cerys Smith, 32, of St Mary's Close, Chirk.

At a brief hearing in Ruthin, John Gittins, coroner for North Wales (East and Central), said Ms Smith died at Holborn Crescent in Brynteg, near Wrexham, on March 11.

Mr Gittins said: "Ms Smith had a known history of drug use and had been in the company of other individuals at the time."

He added the death was subject to a police investigation and a Home Office post-mortem examination would be carried out.

The inquest was adjourned to a date to be confirmed.