Body confirmed as missing Bainsford man

David Paterson, missing man from Bainsford
David Paterson, missing man from Bainsford
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Police have confirmed the body found earlier today in Falkirk is that of missing man David Paterson.

The 52-year-old psychiatric nurse had been missing since last Monday, April 7.

His wife, Dr Gayle Paterson, a GP at Tryst Medical Practice in Stenhousemuir, reported him missing when he failed to return to their home in Philip Street, Bainsford that evening.

Police have said there are no suspicious circumstances surrounding Mr Paterson’s death anda areport will be sent to the Procurator Fiscal.