Police reveal tragic end to search for man missing after family visit to Kirkcaldy

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A man who went missing after boarding a train in Kirkcaldy has been found dead.

The body of Robert Brown was found in Tweedmouth on Sunday – four days after the last sighting of him in Fife.

Mr Brown (72) had been in the Kingdom for a family visit, and boarded a Cross Country train planning to travel to Newcastle, and then onward to his home in North Shields on Thursday morning – but he never arrived.

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Police say information suggests that he may have got off at Berwick-upon-Tweed.

Today they confirmed the body of a man found in Tweedmouth has been identified as Mr Brown.
A spokesman said: “His family have been informed and our thoughts are with them.”

The matter is being managed by Northumbria Police.