Tears for dad found in burn

Wishaw Press - - FRONT PAGE - Lynn Love

The heart­bro­ken daugh­ters of tragic Shotts man James McGhie paid trib­ute to their beloved dad – af­ter his body was re­cov­ered from a burn near Water­loo on Mon­day af­ter­noon.

A ma­jor search was launched af­ter grand­fa­ther James, also known as Jimmy, was re­ported miss­ing by his con­cerned fam­ily on Au­gust 21. Sadly, a post made on a Face­book ac­count set up to help find 69-year-old Jimmy, con­firmed that a body had been found.

His daugh­ter Ker­rie wrote: “It is with a very heavy heart I can de­liver the news that the po­lice have found a body match­ing my dad’s de­scrip­tion and cloth­ing in Gar­rion Burn this af­ter­noon.

“Thank you all for your in­cred­i­ble sup­port and help.”

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Body found James McGhie

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