Body discovered in search for doctor missing overnight

Sophie Johnston was found in Milngavie after being reported missing from Partick on Monday.

Body discovered in Milngavie in search for doctor missing from Partick since Monday Police Scotland

A body has been found in East Dunbartonshire in the search for missing doctor Sophie Johnston.

The 35-year-old was last seen at her home address in Partick, Glasgow, at around 8.30am on Monday.

Police confirmed officers carrying out searches found a body in the Baldernock Crescent area of Milngavie at around 10.15am on Tuesday.

The family of Dr Johnston have been made aware of the discovery.

Aa police spokesperson said: “At around 10.15am on Tuesday, November 22, the body of a woman was found in an area near Baldernock Crescent, Milngavie.

“Although formal identification has still to take place, the family of 35-year-old Sophie Johnston has been informed.

“There are no suspicious circumstances surrounding the death and a report will be forwarded to the Procurator Fiscal.”

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