A body has been found in the search for missing Johnstone man Kevin Turner.

Police Scotland sadly confirmed this afternoon that the body of a man was found near Thorn Brae, Johnstone at around 10.20am this morning.

The family of missing man Kevin Turner, who had been missing since Sunday morning, confirmed later in the day that it was Kevin who has been found and that he had passed away.

An appeal was launched by his son, Mark, on social media yesterday morning resulting in thousands of shares and many people leaving messages of concern and hope.

Mark posted a statement this afternoon, it read: “Hi everyone. Just wanted to let you all know that sadly my dad has passed away. I just want to thank everyone for all the shares and nice comments over the last few days it’s really appreciated.

“We’re going to miss him lots and we will always remember all the happy memories we had together. Please respect our privacy in this time thank you.”

Officers confirmed this afternoon that Mr Turner’s death is not being treated as suspicious.