Jack Brown: Body found in search for missing 83-year-old Linlithgow man

Police have found a body in the search for an elderly man who had been reported missing in Linlithgow.

Friday, 21st January 2022, 10:03 am

Jack Brown had been last seen at 4.15pm on Thursday, in Preston Road, Linlithgow.

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A police spokesman said on Thursday evening: “Around 9pm on Thursday, 20 January, 2022 the body of a man was found within the Union Canal near Linlithgow.

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“Formal identification is still to take place however the family of 83-year-old Jack Brown have been made aware. He was reported missing earlier in the day.

“The death is not being treated as suspicious and a report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.”

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Jack Brown: Concerns grow for missing 83-year-old Linlithgow man as police appeal for information