POLICE are trying to find the family of James Ian McBride Spiers.

James died on Wednesday, June 3 at Riverside Place, Scott Court in Ayr.

He was a regular at the Smugglers Bar in Ayr and is thought to have been a former Royal Marine.

Before moving to Ayr in June 2014 he lived in Barassie, Troon, he may also have connections in Maybole.

Police have been advised that Mr Spiers may have had two children but it’s believed was not in touch with them.

Anyone who may have any information regarding Mr Spiers or any of his relatives is asked to contact officers at the Admin Unit at Kilmarnock Police Office on the non emergency number, 101.