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Body found in search for man missing for ten days

David Strachan disappeared from Wilson Road in Banchory, Aberdeenshire, on Tuesday, November 19.

Body found: David Strachan went missing from Wilson Road

A body has been found in the search for missing man David Strachan.

The 51-year-old disappeared from Wilson Road in Banchory, Aberdeenshire, on Tuesday, November 19.

Police have confirmed a body was found near the Scolty Hill area of the burgh around 3pm on Friday.

A formal identification has not yet been made but next of kin have been informed.

A statement said: “Police Scotland can confirm that around 3pm today – Friday, November 29 – the body of a man was found near the Scolty Hill area in Banchory.

“Formal identification has yet to take place, however, the next of kin of 51-year-old David Strachan, who was reported missing from Banchory on Tuesday, November 19, have been informed.”


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