Body found in search for missing Milngavie pensioner

A body recovered from the Firth of Clyde this afternoon (Friday, February 8) is believed to be that of a missing Milngavie pensioner.

Stewart Leask, 70, was reported missing on February 4 by his wife from their holiday home in Whiting Bay, Arran.

A body was recovered around 1.15pm this afternoon by police near to Montgomerie Crescent in Saltcoats.

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Although formal identification has still to take place, the family of Stewart Leask has been informed.

A post mortem examination will take place in due course to establish the exact cause of death, however there do not appear to be any suspicious circumstances surrounding the death.