At least 29 people died homeless in the Midlands in the last ten months, an investigation has found.
The research, conducted by the Bureau of Investigative Journalism, is believed to be the first attempt to monitor the death toll among the homeless community.
It has prompted the Office of National Statistics to begin work on official figures for homelessness deaths.
The death toll could be significantly higher, as there is no official definition of homelessness used by local authorities across the UK.
Watch the full report here.