Family traced to Sheffield
A FORMER Sheffield man died of "natural causes" while living on the streets of Cambridge.
James Ulysses Bond, aged 43, left Sheffield in the 1990s after a row with family and was last known to be living in a tent in Cambridge.
His friend Mick Lazarus, who met James after seeing him featured in a documentary about rough sleepers, was determined to track down any surviving relatives so James's body could be released to the right person.
Mick, aged 34, said: "James was featured in a documentary about homeless people a couple of years ago which was on the local news down in Cambridge.
"It was Christmas and the documentary was highlighting their plight. It was so sad that I actually asked to be put in touch with James and as a result, he came and spent Christmas with me and my family.
"We remained friends but he recently passed away and I did not know who his next of kin was to get in touch with."
But he said following a local radio interview and appeal someone came forward with contact details of James' sister who lives in Sheffield.
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