POLICE officers are appealing for the public's help in trying to find relatives of a Bury man who has sadly passed away.

A spokesperson for GMP Bury South said: "We're asking for help to trace the family of a man from Whitefield.

Derek Anthony Barnes, 73, passed away at his home on Villiers Court, in Whitefield on Friday, March 12.

"Anyone with information should contact the Police Coroner's Office in Rochdale on 0161 856 8565."