Missing man Thomas Forrest’s body has been found

Police say the body found in Wishaw is that of Thomas Forrest.
Police say the body found in Wishaw is that of Thomas Forrest.

Police Scotland have announced that a body found in Wishaw is that of Thomas Forrest (63) from Crawford.

Mr Forrest, who had been missing since Sunday, August 19, was found dead around 1pm on Sunday, August 26 within a wooded area in Carbarns Road, Wishaw.

A post mortem examination will take place in due course to establish the exact cause of death however there are not believed to be any suspicious circumstances.

A report will be sent to the Procurator Fiscal.