Family of man missing for six months informed after body find in quarry

Officers say the family of 36-year-old Stuart Campbell have been informed of the body find.

Family of man missing from Edinburgh for six months informed after body find in disused quarry Police Scotland

The family of a man missing from Edinburgh for six months have been made aware of a body find in a quarry.

Police confirmed the discovery of a body at the disused quarry in Edinburgh on Sunday.

Officers say formal identification of the body is still to take place however the family of 36-year-old Stuart Campbell have been informed.

In September, the mother of Stuart Campbell appealed for information after her son went missing in March this year.

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She said: “I know everything that could have been done has been done, but I am not giving up on finding him.”

In a statement, police said: “Police in Edinburgh can confirm that the body of a man has been found at a disused quarry on Torphin Road, Edinburgh, around 12.50pm on Sunday, November 6, 2022.

“Formal identification has yet to take place, but the family of 36-year-old Stuart Campbell missing since Tuesday, March 22, has been made aware.

“The death is being treated as unexplained but is not believed to be suspicious. A report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.”