A woman drowned in the bath after taking drugs and inhaling gas, an inquest was told.

Kimberley Mary Riley, 27, of Workington, drowned in the bath at her home as a result of being incapacitated by taking drugs and inhaling butane gas, Cockermouth Coroners Court heard.

She later died at the West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven on April 23 last year.

Coroner Simon Ward gave a medical cause of death as drowning following complex drug misuse, at the inquest held on Friday.