Missing singer's body found

2018-05-11 13:32
 
Scott Hutchison

London — Police searching for the missing singer of Scottish rock band Frightened Rabbit said on Friday that they have found a body at a marina on the Firth of Forth.

Scott Hutchison was reported missing on Wednesday after leaving a hotel in South Queensferry, near Edinburgh.

Police Scotland said that the body was found on Thursday evening.

Hutchison had spoken about his struggles with depression, and after his disappearance his family said they worried he was in a "fragile state." Hutchison sent tweets late on Tuesday saying "Please hug your loved ones" and "I'm away now. Thanks."

Indie-rock group Frightened Rabbit was founded by Hutchison and his drummer brother Grant and has released several albums.

HERE'S ONE OF THEIR MORE RECENT SINGLES, ROADLESS:

Other Scottish musicians paid tribute to 36-year-old Hutchison.

Alex Kapranos of Franz Ferdinand tweeted: "Awful news about Scott Hutchison. A terrible loss."

SEE THAT TWEET HERE:

Stuart Murdoch of the band Belle and Sebastian posted that "the whole music community in Scotland was praying for a different outcome."

SEE THAT TWEET HERE:

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon wrote: "Heartbreaking news. My thoughts are with Scott's family, friends and fans. A remarkable and much loved talent."

SEE THAT MESSAGE HERE:

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