Body found in search for missing Musselburgh man

Police have confirmed a body has been found in Musselburgh in the search for a missing 33-year-old man.

A statement released by the force today said: “As part of enquiries to trace missing John Muir, 33, the body of a man was found in the New Street area of Musselburgh at around 10am today, Tuesday, 5 February.

“Enquiries are at an early stage and formal identification is yet to take place however the next of kin of Mr Muir has been updated.

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“As with all sudden deaths a report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.”

A body has bene found in the search for John Muir. Pic: Police Scotland

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