The body of a young man who was last seen walking over the Erskine Bridge was found on Friday.

Rufus Brickell, 22, was last captured on CCTV boarding the 12.02am train from Glasgow Queen Street Station to Kilpatrick Station on Sunday, October 6, before leaving the station and walking south across the Erskine Bridge.

Police Scotland confirmed that the body of a man was found on the coast at Helensburgh on Friday, October 25 around 3.45pm.

His death is being treated as non-suspicious and a report has been submitted to the procurator fiscal.

Sergeant Kieran Dougal at Oxgangs Police Station in Edinburgh said "The family of Rufus have shown considerable composure throughout this harrowing time for them and our thoughts are with them as they come to terms with their loss.

"We are continuing to support his family, friends and fellow students and work with them offering assistance when required."

The man's family had previously appealed for information and thanked police and the public for their efforts.

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They said at the time: "We just want him to know how much we love him and miss him and that we desperately want him home safe and well."

Rufus, who was originally from Bristol, is a student at Herriot Watt University in Edinburgh and lived in the Dalry area of the city.