THE man whose body was found on the beach in Llandudno has been named as 76-year-old David Allan Williams, of Elizabeth Way, Ebbw Vale.
A passer-by raised the alarm after finding his body on the shore at Craigside on December 9.
At the opening of an inquest in Ruthin John Gittins, coroner for North Wales East and Central, said that Mr Williams had been in the water as his clothes were wet.
A post-mortem examination has been carried out but the decision on the cause of death has been deferred, pending toxicology tests.
The inquest was adjourned to a date to be fixed.