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Body found in search for missing Frightened Rabbit singer

 Scott Hutchison

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Police searching for missing Frightened Rabbit singer Scott Hutchison has found the body of a man.

The discovery was made at Port Edgar, a marina on the banks


The 36-year-old was

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He was last seen on CCTV footage at the Dakota Hotel in nearby South Queensferry. [1


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Scott Hutchison was the Dakota Hotel South Queensferry

Frightened Rabbit – a band of brothers

Frightened Rabbit were formed with Scott Hutchison on vocals and guitar and his brother Grant on drums.

Billy Kennedy, Andy Monaghan, Simon Liddell and former band member Gordon Skene, who left in 2014 after five years.

They released their debut album Sing the Grays in 2006, and went on to release four more albums.

Scott released Owl John.

Scott and Grant had recently formed a new band called Mastering System, joining forces with Justin and James Lockey from Editors and Minor Victories.

Their debut album, Dance Music, which is released last month.

Scott had been left behind at the end of the year, saying they had five or six songs that were coming together. 19659024] Image caption

Scott Hutchison formed Frightened Rabbit – pictured here at Glastonbury in 2013 – alongside his brother Grant, the band's drummer

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

Stuart Murdoch, from Belle and Sebastian, "Tragic news about Scott Hutchison."

DJ Edith Bowman said: "Can not really believe I'm reading this." Saddest awakening ever wishes to all the Hutchison and Frabbit family. "

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Scotland's first minister Nicola Sturgeon also tweeted:" Heartbreaking news. "A remarkable and much loved talent. "

Mr Hutchison's family had voiced their concerns after being sent by Scott

At about 23:00 on Tuesday, he wrote:" Be so good to everyone you love. It's not a given. I'm so annoyed that it's no t. I did not live by that standard and it kills me. Please, hug your loved ones. "

Minutes later added:" I'm away now. Thanks. "

The musician is originally from Selkirk but now based in Glasgow.

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