AN elderly man’s next of kin are being urged to come forward.

Vincent Davies died at the Royal Bolton Hospital, on February 7, aged 84, and staff are appealing for Mr Davies’ family or friends to come forward.

Mr Davies had been in the hospital for less than 24 hours when he died last week.

He was a resident at Chanters Care Home, in Tyldesley, where he had lived since December. Mr Davies had lived in Richmond Drive, in Leigh, before moving to the care home.

Anyone with information about Mr Davies is asked to call Lisa Diamond, from the hospital’s bereavement service, on 01204 390807.