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

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

Sunday, 5th September 2021, 3:19 pm
Updated Sunday, 5th September 2021, 3:35 pm

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.

“The media and members of the public are thanked for their support during our investigation.”

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The body of Walter was found on Saturday night.

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