Loved ones of Gregor Gibbons have shared the confirmation that a body had been found in the search for the missing man. 

Posting on the social media page set up to help find the 32-year-old, family of Gregor shared an update from Police Scotland on Facebook. 

Police are yet to confirm that the body is Gregor's, but Police have said that Mr Gibbons' family had been informed of the discovery near Dullater Bridge. 

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On Thursday night, a search organised by the family was called off after some of Gregor's belongings were discovered. 

A post-mortem will take place to establish the cause of death, which is currently being treated as unexplained. 

A report will be sent to the Procurator Fiscal. 

Messages of love and support have flooded in on social media for the "lovely guy", with many saying they had all hoped for a different outcome. 

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Commenting on the Facebook post, Sam Mannion wrote: "Gregor was always such a lovely guy. I've no doubt he'll be sadly missed by many.

"Have hoped so much for a different outcome. Thoughts and prayers are with you all."

Joan Galbraith said: "Absolutely heartbreaking - my sincerest condolences to your family and friends I was so hoping that Gregor was found safe and well."

Angela McCallum added: "Absolutely tragic. Can’t imagine what his family is going through waiting on the news to confirm if it’s Gregor. So sad."

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Sharon Divers wrote: "I am so so sorry to hear this news, it's just so tragic. My heart breaks for you all.

"Whatever was going on with Gregor he is at peace now. It really brings it home to you just how delicate life really is and the strains and pressures some are trying to cope with.

"Look after each other, it's going to be a very difficult time ahead but you can know you have the support of everyone on here as well.

"R.I.P Gregor. Thoughts to all of his family and friends."