Body of man recovered Avon river identified as missing Larkhall man Jamie Waugh.
Jamie Waugh, 29 year-old Larkhall man was reported missing early February after he was seen last January 31st leaving an address on Glen Avenue, Larkhall.
An extensive search was carried out in the area by different search teams and volunteers since then.
On Sunday 1st of August over 6 months after Waugh had gone missing, a body was pulled out in a Avon river by the police just few miles from where the Larkhall was seen last. The police contacted the family of the man after the body was pulled out for identification.
The Police has given a formal statement that the body has been identified as the missing 29 year-old Larkhall man, Jamie Waugh. The statement read “Police Scotland can confirm that the body of a man recovered from water near to Glen Avenue, Larkhall on Sunday, August 1, 2021 has been formally identified as missing man Jamie Waugh (29).”
The police also said they do not suspect “foul play’ in his death and further investigations would be carried out concerning the case.