Hunt for relatives

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POLICE are appealing for the public’s help to trace the next of kin of a Wigan pensioner.

Derek George Bullock, 73, was found dead at his home on Keats Avenue, Worsley Mesnes, on Wednesday.

There are no suspicious circumstances surrounding his death but officers are appealing to anyone with information about the whereabouts of any relatives of Mr Bullock to come forward.

It is believed he may have a sister and niece living in the Wigan area.

Anyone with information should contact the Police Coroner’s Office in Wigan on 0161 856 9196.