Liverpool Coroner's Office is appealing for the public’s help in tracing the next of kin of a Birkenhead man who died on Monday.

John Philip Porter passed away in hospital following illness and a medical certificate certifying his death has been issued.

Mr Porter was 62-years-old and it is believed he might have relatives living in Liverpool, London and Ireland.

Mr Porter’s family, or anyone who knows them, are asked to call the coroner’s office on 0151 225 5063.