Search for family of pensioner after he dies in hospital

A regional appeal has been launched to find the relatives of a pensioner who died in hospital.

By Fiona Thompson
Monday, 11th January 2021, 12:38 pm
Updated Monday, 11th January 2021, 12:40 pm

Martin Skipworth lived in Victoria Mews in Whitley Bay, but was receiving care in Sunderland Royal Hospital when he died on Thursday, January 7.

Sunderland’s Coroner’s Office is appealing for help to trace the 71-year-old’s family and would like to hear from anyone who can help.

Anyone who can help is asked to contact Reginald Hooper, who is known as Taffy, by calling (0191) 561 7840 or emailing [email protected].

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Martin Skipworth died at Sunderland Royal Hospital earlier this month.

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