Appeal to trace relatives of elderly man who died on railway tracks in London

Brian Mitchell was pronounced dead at scene after being found injured on the tracks at Stratford underground station on December 26.

Appeal to trace family of Edinburgh man who died on railway tracks in London on Boxing Day iStock

Police have appealed for any relatives of an elderly man from Edinburgh who died on the railway in London to come forward.

Brian Mitchell was pronounced dead at scene after being found on the tracks at Stratford underground station just before 3.30pm on December 26.

The 72-year-old was born in Edinburgh but at the time of his passing was believed to live in the Hanwell area of Ealing.

British Transport Police officers have been unable to trace any of Mr Mitchell’s next of kin or any other family members to inform them of his passing.

They are now appealing for any relatives or anyone with information on Mr Mitchell’s family to come forward.

Anyone with information is asked to contact BTP by texting 61016 or calling 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 137 of December 26, 2023.

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