Missing man’s body recovered from canal during major search

More than 500 people were questioned after James Coyle went missing in November.

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James Coyle had been missing since November when his body was recovered from a canal in Clydebank.

Police have recovered the body of a man missing since last year from a canal in Clydebank.

James Coyle was last seen around 7pm on Sunday, November 29.

A major police operation was launched to find him with officers speaking to more than 500 people in their efforts.

Police Scotland confirmed on Wednesday that James’ body was recovered from the canal near Strauss Avenue in Linnvale.

The death is not being treated as suspicious and his relatives have been informed.

Chief inspector Natalie Carr said: “Our thoughts are with James’s family and friends at this sad and difficult time.

“Thank you to everyone who shared our earlier appeal for information and assisted with enquiries.”