Sunderland coroner launches appeal to trace family of dead pensioner

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A SEARCH has been launched to find family members of a pensioner who has died.

Sunderland coroner’s office is appealing for people related to Walter Hedley to make contact.

Mr Hedley, who was 76, died in Sunderland Royal Hospital on Friday, February 7.

His last known address was Hylton View Care Home in Old Mill Road, Sunderland, and his date of birth was 29/3/37.

His funeral service is yet to be arranged.

Any members of his family or people with information about them, is asked to contact coroner’s officer Reginald Hooper on 561 7840.