Tayside and Central Scotland

Body found in River Tay identified as missing pensioner Robert McLaren

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Image caption Robert McLaren went missing from his home in February

A body recovered from the River Tay has been formally identified as missing Perth pensioner Robert McLaren.

Officers carried out door to door inquiries and reviewed CCTV after Mr McLaren was reported missing from his Letham home on 25 February.

His body was recovered on 8 April in the river near to the Friarton Bridge after police were alerted.

Mr McLaren's family said that he would be greatly missed and they were understandably upset by their loss.

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