Family 'devastated' as body found confirmed to be missing mum

Sharon Hutchison had been missing from Dundee for over a week when her body was found.

A body found in a flat in Dundee has been confirmed as that of a missing woman.

Sharon Hutchison was last seen in the early hours of Saturday, July 30 in the Provost Road area of Dundee and an appeal was launched to locate her shortly afterwards.

Officers studied CCTV footage and carried out door-to-door enquiries following her disappearance.

However, officers have confirmed that her body was found at a flat in Sandeman Street shortly after 1pm on August 8.

The 54-year-old’s family have been informed and her death is not being treated as suspicious by Police Scotland.

Her daughter, Ashleigh, wrote in a social media post: “We as a family are devastated to let everyone know of the passing of our Mum Sharon.

“No words written can ever explain the pain we are all going through right now.

“The most amazing partner, daughter, mother, sister, auntie, granny and friend. Your light will forever shine on in us all.

“Rest peacefully mum, you are love.”

A spokesperson for the force said: “The body of a woman found in the Sandeman Street area of Dundee has been formally identified as missing woman Sharon Hutchison.

“Sharon’s family have been informed and our thoughts are with them at this difficult time.

“The death is not being treated as suspicious.”

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