Body found in River Clyde is missing Halloween gorilla costume man

Craig McCaffrey who went missing in Glasgow while dressed as a gorilla after Halloween party at O2 Academy.
Craig McCaffrey: The 24-year-old's body was found in the River Clyde on Monday.

A Halloween party-goer who was reported missing on a night out with friends has been found dead in the River Clyde.

Craig McCaffrey, who was wearing a gorilla costume, was reported missing on October 26 this year.

The 24-year-old had been at a Halloween party at the O2 Academy in Eglinton Street with his brother and two friends.

Police said at the time of his disappearance, Mr McCaffrey was wearing a gorilla costume without the mask on.

He was last seen heading down Eglinton Street near the venue towards Bridge Street.

On Monday, his body was recovered from the River Clyde close to the Glasgow Science Centre in Pacific Quay.

A Strathclyde Police spokeswoman said: "Relatives are aware and a full report will be sent to the procurator fiscal. The post mortem examination will not be carried out until next week, meantime, there would appear to be no suspicious circumstances surrounding the death."

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