Darren Brown, 47, died at his home on Gorton Road, Reddish on Thursday September 10.
There are believed to be no suspicious circumstances surrounding his death.
Since an initial appeal for help in tracking down relatives was released, wigantoday has been contacted by a former workmate of Mr Brown, who wishes to remain nameless, to say that the deceased had family in the Wigan area.
This information has also been passed on to Greater Manchester Police.
Anyone with information about Mr Brown’s next of kin should contact the Police Coroner’s Office in Stockport on 0161 856 7978.