Tayside and Central Scotland

Body confirmed as missing man David Paterson

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Image caption David Paterson was last seen early on Monday 7 April in the Bainsford area of Falkirk

Police have confirmed that a body found in Falkirk was 52-year-old David Paterson.

Mr Paterson had not been seen since he left his home address in the Bainsford area of the town on Monday 7 April.

Police said there were no suspicious circumstances surrounding his death and a report would be sent to the procurator fiscal.

They thanked the public for their help during the investigation.

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