Body found off Angus coast is identified

THE body of a man, recovered from the North Sea off the Angus coastline last Thursday, has been identified.

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Police Scotland today confirmed that the body was that of Ian Low, 59, who had been missing from his home in Montrose for more than a month

Mr Low was last seen at his home in Ferry Street, Montrose, on Friday, 2 August. Mr Low’s car was later found, together with a pair of glasses and a jacket, on the foreshore at Auchmithie by Police officers searching for the missing man.

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His body was spotted last Thursday by a local

fisherman around a mile and a half off the coast at Auchmithie .

A Police Scotland spokesman said: “Mr Low’s family do not wish to make any further comments and have requested that their privacy is respected at this difficult time. As with all sudden deaths a report has been submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.”