LONDON (AP) – Police look for the missing singer of the Scottish rock band Frightened Rabbit
Scott Hutchison was missing on Wednesday after being a hotel in South Queensferry near Edinburgh had left.
Police Scotland said that on Thursday night a corpse of a man was found in the nearby harbor Edgar Marina. The troupe said that formal identification had not yet taken place, but Hutchison's family was informed.
Hutchison had talked about his struggles with depression, and after his disappearance, his family said they were worried that he was in a "fragile state." Hutchison sent tweets late Tuesday with the words, "Please hug your loved ones" and "I'm off now, thank you."
The indie rock group Frightened Rabbit was founded by Hutchison and his drummer Brother Grant and released several albums.
Other Scottish musicians paid homage to 36-year-old Hutchison. Alex Kapranos of Franz Ferdinand tweeted: "Terrible news about Scott Hutchison – a terrible loss." Stuart Murdoch of the band Belle and Sebastian wrote that "the whole music community in Scotland prayed for another result".
Scottish Prime Minister Nicola Sturgeon wrote: "Heartbreaking news, my thoughts are with Scott's family, friends and fans – a remarkable and much-loved talent."
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