Appeal to reunite man’s belongings with his family after death in Newcastle

Northumbria Police have launched an enchantment to assist reunite a grieving family with the belongings of a late relative.

Neighbourhood officers in Jesmond are trying to assist the family of Robert Simpson after he died following a medical episode on February 11.

The 55-year-old was biking alongside Skinnerburn Road when he suffered a suspected cardiac arrest. He died in hospital whereas surrounded by members of his family.

However, Robert was shifting between quite a lot of resort rooms on the time of his death after just lately leaving his residence.

Police inquiries have been unable to observe down his essential residence and his family have been unable to observe down nearly all of his belongings.

Now officers are interesting for the assistance of residents and resort employees throughout Newcastle to see if they will determine the place Robert was staying across the time of his death.

Sergeant Tony Davis, of Northumbria Police, stated: “This is a very troublesome time for Robert’s family who’ve been by his facet in the hospital.

“As Robert was shifting between completely different motels on the time of his death, we have now been unable to observe down the place he was dwelling when he was taken unwell.

“We have checked a number of the rooms he has been staying at and recovered a small variety of possessions however we have now not been in a position to observe down all of his belongings.

“It may be very troublesome for Robert’s family to have closure till they’ve recovered his issues and so we’re doing the whole lot we are able to to determine locations he had been staying.

“If you recognise Robert, and know the place he might have been dwelling in latest weeks and months, then please get in contact.”

Anyone who can help the police and Robert’s family is requested to contact officers via the ‘Tell Us Something’ pages of the Northumbria Police web site quoting log 467 11/02/21.



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