Appeal after man discovered dead at his Lowestoft home

Police need help in tracing the next-of-kin of an 81-year-old man who was found dead at his home in Lowestoft.

Edward William Hudson was discovered at his home in Salisbury Road yesterday morning after concerns were raised that he had not answered the door.

The death does not appear to be suspicious but police have been unable to find a next-of-kin contacts and are now appealing for anyone with information about family members to come forward.

It is known Mr Hudson lived in Southwold before moving to Lowestoft and he is originally thought to have come from the Hatfield area of Hertfordshire. Anyone who has information is asked to call coroners officer Bob Adams on 01986 835237.