The coroner is trying to trace the family of a 52-year-old man who died at Royal Stoke University Hospital.
Paul Tyler died at the hospital on March 25 – and work is now underway to trace his next of kin.
A Staffordshire Police spokesman said: “Her Majesty’s Coroner’s Office is appealing for help to trace the family of a 52-year-old man who sadly died on 25 March.
“Paul Tyler died at Royal Stoke hospital. His death is not being treated as suspicious at this time.
“The Coroner needs to trace his next of kin – any family members or friends of Mr Tyler, or persons who can provide information as to possible relatives, are asked to email firstname.lastname@example.org.”