AN inquest into the tragic death of Andover teenager Dominic Lancaster has returned a verdict of suicide.

The full story of the inquest, which took place at Winchester Coroners Court on Wednesday, is in today's Andover Advertiser.

The body of the 17-year-old was found on the train line near Artists Way, north of Andover railway station, following a search involving a police helicopter on Friday 14 November.

Tributes were paid to the teenager as shocked residents from across the town took to social media to pay their respects and pass on heartfelt messages to Mr Lancaster’s family.