Family of dead man sought

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POLICE are appealing for help in tracing relatives of a man who died in the Capital.

John McElhinney, 57, became unwell at his home in Dean Village and was taken to hospital, where he passed away on Thursday, April 19. There are no suspicious circumstances surrounding his death.

Mr McElhinney has no known relatives, although it is thought that he may have a brother in Vancouver, Canada. He may also have a niece or nephew.

Anyone who can assist in identifying relatives of Mr McElhinney should contact Lothian and Borders Police on 0131-311 3131.