Glasgow & West Scotland

River Clyde body identified as missing Michael Slaven

Michael Slaven
Image caption Michael Slaven's body was recovered from the River Clyde in Glasgow on 5 September

A body recovered from the River Clyde in central Glasgow 11 days ago has been formally identified as a missing man from West Dunbartonshire.

Michael Slaven's body was recovered from near the South Portland Street Suspension Bridge on 5 September.

The 23-year-old, who was from Dumbarton, was last seen in the city centre in the early hours of 30 August.

Police said there were no suspicious circumstances surrounding his death and Mr Slaven's family had been informed.

A report has been sent to the procurator fiscal.

Mr Slaven had been on a night out at the Sugar Cube nightclub, in the city's Queen Street, when he left alone in the early hours of Friday 30 August.

He was later seen at 02:30 on CCTV images outside St Enoch Subway Station.

A possible further sighting was reported near St Andrew's Cathedral, Clyde Street, at about 02:50.

Mr Slaven's family and friends were engaged in a high-profile campaign to trace him after he was reported missing.

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