Police confirm identity of body near Kilmarnock as missing man Jackson Mason

Police have confirmed that the body of a man found at West Tannacrieff in East Ayrshire on Sunday was that of missing man Jackson Mason.

Police have confirmed the identity of the body.

The 31-year-old from Fenwick had been missing since Saturday, 19 December, 2020.

His next of kin has been notified.

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His death is being treated as unexplained, pending a post mortem examination.

A report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.

Chief Inspector Nathan Calderwood, East Ayrshire area commander, said: "Our thoughts are with Jackson's family and friends at this difficult time.”