Police looking for missing woman recover body from Dumfries river
Lynn Tyeson, 48, failed to return from a night-out in Dumfries.
Police searching for a woman missing after a night-out have recovered a body from a river.
Lynn Tyeson, 48, was last seen at about 3am on Sunday in the Whitesands area of Dumfries.
At 1.15pm today, officers searching for the missing woman Lynn Tyeson were alerted by a member of the public to the discovery of a body in the water in the River Nith, south of Kingholm Quay. The body is still to be identified however Lynn Tyeson's family have been informed. pic.twitter.com/Ukx24We7IK— DumfriesGPolice (@DumfriesGPolice) August 1, 2018
A major search was launched and on Wednesday afternoon officers were alerted by a member of the public to a body in the River Nith, south of Kingholm Quay.
A Police Scotland statement said: “Officers assisted by the Coastguard and Nith Inshore Rescue staff have recovered the body, which has still to be identified.
“The family of Lynn Tyeson are aware of this development.”
Police divers had been assisting the search for Ms Tyeson, who had been out with friends on Saturday night.