Body found in search for dad missing since Christmas

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A body has been found in the search for a dad who’s been missing since before Christmas.

Jackson Mason, 31, was reported missing from his home in Fenwick, East Ayrshire, on Saturday, December 19, 2020.

He had last been seen around 4pm walking near the Fenwick Hotel by the M77 motorway.

Police discovered the body of a man at West Tannacrieff, near Fenwick, on Sunday shortly after midday,

While he’s not been formally identified, police have told Mr Mason’s family.

The man’s death is being treated as unexplained.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said : “Around 12.10pm on Sunday, February 18, 2021, the body of a man was found at West Tannacrieff near Fenwick.

“Formal identification is yet to take place. However, the family of missing man Jackson Mason, 31, who had been missing from his home in Fenwick since Saturday, December 19, 2020, have been made aware of the discovery.

“The death is being treated as unexplained and enquiries are ongoing.

Source: STV News