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Body of missing Cumbernauld pensioner found on golf course

Thomas Lamb Image copyright Lamb family
Image caption Thomas Lamb, 79, was reported missing on 2 July

The body of missing pensioner Thomas Lamb has been found on a golf course in Cumbernauld.

Mr Lamb, 79, was reported missing from the Abronhill area of Cumbernauld on Saturday 2 July, shortly after his wife died.

His body was found by a member of the public on the golf course at Palacerigg Country Park at about 14:50 on Monday.

Mr Lamb's son, Stephen Lamb, described him as a "homebody" who was grieving for his wife.

Insp Phil Rose, of Police Scotland, said: "We would like to thank members of the public and local businesses for their support during this investigation.

"Our thoughts are with the family of Mr Lamb at this difficult time."

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