AN appeal has been made to trace the family of an elderly man who died in Barrhead.

John Simpson, 69, was found dead inside his home in Gertrude Place yesterday (Wednesday, June 14).

There are no suspicious circumstances surrounding his death, however, police are looking to get in touch with Mr Simpson's relatives.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the administration department at London Road Police Station on 0141 532 4644.

The office is open from Monday to Friday, between 7am and 4pm.