Walter Anderson: Body of missing 84-year-old man found in the river at Balerno

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The body of a missing man has been found in the river at Balerno.

Police have confirmed the body, discovered in the river to the rear of Harlaw Road, is that of 84-year-old Walter Anderson.

His relatives have been made aware.

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Mr Anderson had been suffering from Alzheimer’s.

A Police Scotland statement confirmed: “There are no suspicious circumstances surrounding the death and a report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.

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