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Police trace family of vulnerable man who died after being found on city centre street

Police have found the family of a vulnerable man who died after being found dead in Cardiff city centre earlier this week.

A man was found unresponsive in St Mary's Street in Cardiff on Monday. Credit: Google Maps

Police officers on patrol on Monday evening noticed an unresponsive man on St Mary Street.

They performed CPR until an ambulance arrived and took the 50-year-old man from Llanrumney, to the University Hospital of Wales, where died.

Police said there are no suspicious circumstances and an investigation is continuing on behalf of HM Coroner.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the police on 101.

South Wales Police works closely with Cardiff Council and the voluntary sectors in supporting vulnerable people on city centre streets.

We continue to encourage vulnerable people to engage with the many support agencies and outreach services available in Cardiff.

– South Wales Police Statement

It comes as homeless charity Crisis warned that the number of people sleeping rough on the streets in Wales has increased by 63%.