Police in Edinburgh, carrying out inquiries to trace the missing man William Scott have today, Friday 4th January, recovered a body.
The discovery was made by officers and the Dog Unit in the Water of Leith near Victoria Bridge outside Leith Docks.
Whilst there has been no formal identification at this stage, William’s family have been informed. The death is currently being treated as unexplained.
Police would like to thank the public and media for the overwhelming support that has been shown for this investigation and William’s family.