Tayside Police has confirmed that a body found in the search for missing man is that of Richard Foster.
An appeal was issued after the disappearance of the 71-year-old, last seen at his home in Comrie, Perthshire, on Monday morning.
A Tayside Police statement last night said: “Officers can sadly confirm that the body of a man has been found during the search for missing person Richard Foster from Comrie.
“The 71-year-old was reported missing on Monday 22nd October. His family has been informed and formal identification is yet to take place.
“We would like to thank everyone who responded to or shared our appeals for information regarding his possible whereabouts, this has been of vital assistance to us and is hugely appreciated by ourselves and by his family.”