Glasgow & West Scotland

Missing Glasgow pensioner's body found

Edward Gallagher Image copyright Police Scotland

The body of a vulnerable pensioner who went missing from his Glasgow home for several days in sub-zero temperatures has been found near a farm.

Edward Gallagher, 78, went missing from his home in Barlia Drive, in the Castlemilk area, on Monday morning.

Mr Gallagher, who had dementia, had last been seen getting off a bus in the early hours of Tuesday.

His body was found near Mid Netherton Farm, in Glasgow's Carmunnock Road, on Friday afternoon.

His relatives have been informed.

Police Scotland said there were no suspicious circumstances surrounding his death.