James Forbus Watt, who was 57, had been living in the Pendeford area of Wolverhampton but it is believed he previously came from Birmingham.
Mr Watt was previously known as Abdul Subhan Latif.
The council's Court of Protection Team is trying to trace Mr Watt's family in order that his funeral can be arranged. Anyone who is either related to Mr Watt or has any information which may help identify his relatives, is asked to please contact Diane Doré on 01902 555394 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
- released: Monday 17 August, 2015