Body found is missing Ellon man

Police have found a body in the search for missing Ellon man Kevin Bartlet
Police have found a body in the search for missing Ellon man Kevin Bartlet

Police can confirm that the body of a man discovered near Tyrie has been formally identified as 32-year-old Kevin Bartlet.

Kevin’s family have released the following statement: “We would like to thank all those who shared the appeal and everyone on social media for the help received during the search for Kevin, our beloved son, brother and uncle.

“Sadly the search is over and we ask that we are now left in peace to come to terms with our loss.”

The body was discovered near Tyrie at 11.15pm last night (Tuesday, September 15) and police stated that there are no apparent suspicious circumstances.

Kevin was last seen at around 12.30pm on Monday, September 14 in the Ellon area.