Search to find family of pensioner found dead in his home - Sunderland coroner's appeal

The coroner's office in Sunderland is searching for members of Alan Cooper's family.
The coroner's office in Sunderland is searching for members of Alan Cooper's family.

An appeal has been launched to trace the relatives of a man who died suddenly at home.

Alan Cooper, of Outram Street in Houghton, was found on Tuesday.

The 78-year-old's date of birth was June 17, 1940, and it is believed Mr Cooper was a widower.

Anyone with information which can help coroner's officer Reginald Hooper can contact him on (0191) 561 7840 or email him via reginald.hooper@sunderland.gov.uk.