POLICE have issued an appeal to trace the family of a 39-year-old man who died in Birkenhead.

John Hoare, who was born in Ireland, passed away in Park Road East on Saturday, September 7.

There are no suspicious circumstances surrounding Mr Hoare's death.

Anyone with information into the whereabouts of Mr Hoare's next of kin is asked to contact coroner's investigation officer James Martindale on 0151 233 0129 or james.l.martindale@liverpool.gov.uk