Coroner's search launched to trace family of late Sunderland man with South Shields links

An appeal has been launched to try and find the relatives of a Sunderland man who once lived in South Shields after his death in hospital.

By Fiona Thompson
Saturday, 6th June 2020, 10:12 am
Updated Monday, 8th June 2020, 1:37 pm

Derek Dixon, 80, of Nelson Close, in Hendon, died in Sunderland Royal Hospital on Wednesday, June 3.

It is believed he was born in Newcastle, once lived in South Shields, and may have a daughter in Switzerland and another who has died.

Coroner’s officer Jessica Lee can be called on (0191) 5617844 or emailed via [email protected].

Sunderland's Coroner's Office is appealing for help to find the family of Derek Dixon.

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