Cause of death was drowning
A man who was missing from home for almost a fortnight was found drowned in the River Soar, an inquest was told.
Coroner Donald Coutts-Wood recorded an open verdict on the death of 33-year-old Paul Shepherd, whose body was spotted near Soar Lane, in Frog Island, Leicester.
A pathologist's report said Mr Shepherd, who lived with his father in Groby, had three-and-a-half times the legal limit of alcohol for driving in his system.
There was no evidence he had been assaulted.
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The cause of Mr Shepherd's death was drowning.
Mr Shepherd's father, Brian, said the day before his son disappeared he had returned home "in a right state", had played loud music and was found in his bedroom collapsed against a radiator.
Mr Shepherd said he did not report his son missing because he assumed he was with his girlfriend or working away from home.
His son was "quite down", but had given no indication he intended to harm himself.
Detective Constable David Tunnicliffe said Paul Shepherd had used a cashpoint at 10pm on October 6 and was seen in the O Bar, in Braunstone Gate, and nearby venue The Music Cafe.
His mobile phone had been used a great deal on October 6, lastly at 8.20pm.
Mr Coutts-Wood said there was no evidence Mr Shepherd had intended to take his life.
He said: "My only option is to return an open verdict."