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Body found in Fife may be missing Glasgow man

Gavin Fern
Image caption Mr Fern was last seen in November last year

Police believe the body of a man discovered near a village in Fife may be that of a missing computer salesman.

Gavin Fern, 30, from Glasgow, was last seen on 20 November on CCTV footage at the city's Buchanan Street bus station.

Mr Fern, originally from Dunfermline, failed to turn up at a training course in London he was due to attend.

His family has been informed of the discovery near Blairhall. A post-mortem examination will be carried out to establish the man's identity.

A spokesman for Fife Constabulary said: "Police in Fife can confirm that they are currently investigating the discovery of the body of a man found near to Blairhall discovered mid-morning on Saturday.

"The identity of the man has yet to be determined and a post mortem is to be carried out in due course.

"Initial indications suggest that it may be missing man Gavin Fern and his family have been duly informed although it must be stressed at this early stage that identification is yet to be confirmed.

"Once further details are known, further information will be circulated."

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