POLICE are searching for family members of an elderly woman who died at a block of flats in the town centre.

Alice Ward, 79, died on Tuesday, May 21, at her home in Hargreaves House, off Ormrod Street, in Bolton.

There are not thought to be any suspicious circumstances surrounding Ms Ward's' death.

However, officers have no information on her next of kin and have opened the appeal to the public.

Anyone with information which might help police find the deceased woman's family should contact the Police Coroners Officer, located at Bolton Coroners Court, inside Paderborn House, Howell Croft North, on 0161 856 4687.