THE Coroner for Dorset has appealed for information following the death of an 85-year-old man in Bournemouth.

Michael Collinson died at his home address in Cornish Gardens on Sunday February 21.

His death is not suspicious and no police investigation is needed.

But the coroner has been unable to trace his next of kin.

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Coroner’s officer Sharon Emmerson said: "We are not treating his death as suspicious, however, we have not been able to locate his next of kin.

"If any member of the public has any knowledge of his family members please contact us as soon as possible on 01202 454767 or 01202 454910."