Police searching for missing Bellshill man Edward McDonald have confirmed that a body has been found.

We told you yesterday how officers had issued several appeals for information in helping to find the 75-year-old.

A spokeswoman told Lanarkshire Live today:” Following our search for Edward McDonald, who was missing from Bellshill, we can confirm a body has been found.

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“His family has been informed.

“There are no suspicious circumstances and a report has been sent to the Procurator Fiscal.”

He had last been seen on Carnbroe Road, around 10am on Monday.

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