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Appeal to trace family of 81-year-old homeless man who has died

PUBLISHED: 14:28 24 January 2018 | UPDATED: 19:59 24 January 2018

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. Photo: Archant

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. Photo: Archant

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Police are appealing for help to trace the family of a 81-year-old homeless man who has died in hospital.

Alan Higginson died on Wednesday January 3 at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.

Mr Higginson was regularly seen sleeping near to John Lewis in Norwich.

There were no suspicious circumstances in relation to the death and despite carrying out extensive enquiries no next-of-kin have been identified.

Anyone with information relating to Mr Higginson should contact the Coroner’s office in Norwich on 01603 276493.

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