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Body found in search for missing blind dementia sufferer Jim Scott from Orkney Islands

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A BODY has been found in the search for a missing dementia sufferer from the Orkney Islands. Police were on the lookout for Jim Scott, 80, from Rousay after he vanished on Monday. Now police have said that a body was discovered during their efforts
'A BODY has been found in the search for a missing dementia sufferer from the Orkney Islands. Police were on the lookout for Jim Scott, 80, from Rousay after he vanished on Monday. Police confirmed the grim discovery Now police have said that a body was discovered during their efforts yesterday afternoon. It’s understood that coastguard teams were drafted in to the search. Young  Motherwell mum Rebecca Tollan died from cocaine overdose weeks after giving birth And that the family of Mr Scott, who was registered blind, have been informed. A spokesperson for the force said: “Police can confirm a body has been discovered in the search for missing Rousay man Jim Scott. “Formal identification is still to take place. \t \t\t \t\t \t\t \t\t\t \t\t\t\t \t\t\t\t\t \t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t MOST READ IN NEWS \t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t \t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t \t\t\t\t\t \t\t\t\t\t\t \t\t\t\t\t \t\t\t \t\t\t\t \t\t\t\t \t\t\t \t\t\t\t\t\t\t \t\t\t\t \t\t\t\t\t \t\t\t\t \t\t\t\t\t \t\t \t\t\t\t\t \t\t\t\tHORSE HORROR\t\t\t \t\t\t\t\t\t\t \t\t\t\tHorse rider who left maggot-infested foal to rot at Ayrshire stables unmasked\t\t\t \t\t\t \t \t \t \t\t\t\t\t \t\t\t \t\t\t\t \t\t\t\t \t\t\t \t\t\t\t\t \t\t \t\t\t\t\t \t\t\t\tTRAGEDY\t\t\t \t\t\t\t\t\t\t \t\t\t\tYoung Motherwell mum dies just two weeks after giving birth to baby boy\t\t\t \t\t\t \t \t \t \t\t\t\t\t \t\t\t \t\t\t\t \t\t\t\t \t\t\t \t\t\t\t\t \t\t \t\t\t\t\t \t\t\t\t'KILLED BY COKE'\t\t\t \t\t\t\t\t\t\t \t\t\t\tFears Motherwell mum, 23, died of cocaine overdose weeks after son's birth\t\t\t \t\t\t \t \t \t \t\t\t\t\t \t\t\t \t\t\t\t \t\t\t\t \t\t\t \t\t\t\t\t \t\t \t\t\t\t\t \t\t\t\tLAST SELFIE\t\t\t \t\t\t\t\t\t\t \t\t\t\tTragic young Motherwell mum shared night out pic hours before 'drugs overdose'\t\t\t \t\t\t \t \t \t \t\t\t\t\t \t\t\t \t\t\t\t \t\t\t\t \t\t\t \t\t\t\t\t \t\t \t\t\t\t\t \t\t\t\tger caged\t\t\t \t\t\t\t\t\t\t \t\t\t\tRangers fan jailed for year after making fake online accounts to stalk couple\t\t\t \t\t\t \t \t \t \t\t\t\t\t \t\t\t \t\t\t\t \t\t\t\t \t\t\t \t\t\t\t\t\t\t \t\t\t\t \t\t\t\t\t \t\t\t\t \t\t\t\t\t \t\t \t\t\t\t\t \t\t\t\tPOO JUMPER\t\t\t \t\t\t\t\t\t\t \t\t\t\tMoment TRNSMT pranksters push over portable loo with 'queue jumper' INSIDE\t\t\t \t\t\t \t \t \t \t\t\t\t\t \t\t\t\t\t \t\t\t\t\t \t\t\t\t \t\t\t \t\t \t \t \t \t “However Mr Scott’s next of kin has been informed of the find. “We are not treating the death as suspicious at this time.” \t\t \t\t\t\t\t \t\t\t\t \t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t \t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t \t\t\t \t\t\t\t \t\t We pay for your stories and videos! Do you have a story or video for The Scottish Sun? Email us at  scoop@thesun.co.uk  or call 0141 420 5200'