Body found in search for missing Frightened Rabbit singer
Police have confirmed that the body was found on Thursday night.
A body has been found in the search for missing Frightened Rabbit singer Scott Hutchison.
The 36-year-old from Selkirk had been missing since leaving the Dakota Hotel in South Queensferry at around 1am on Wednesday.
Police in Edinburgh have now confirmed that the body of a man was found at Port Edgar near South Queensferry at around 8.30pm on Thursday May 10.
Formal identification has yet to take place but the frontman's family have been informed.
The find comes just a few hours after an emotional appeal by his parents pleading with him to 'just come home'.
Fellow Scottish musicians Stuart Murdoch and Alex Kapranos were among those expressing their sadness after police searching for Frightened Rabbit's Scott Hutchison said they had found a body.
Murdoch, a member of Belle and Sebastian, tweeted: "Tragic news about Scott Hutchison.
"The whole music community in Scotland was praying for a different outcome.
"Folks, if you are up against it, having dark thoughts, please tell someone, family, a friend or a doctor. There is always another way, though it might not seem like it."
Kapranos, the singer in Franz Ferdinand, posted: "Awful news about Scott Hutchison. A terrible loss."