Body confirmed as missing singer

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The body found at a marina over the banks of the Firth of On has been confirmed as missing Scared Rabbit singer Scott Hutchison.

The discovery was produced at Port Edgar, between the On Road Bridge and Queensferry Traversing, at about 20: 30 on Thurs.

Mr Hutchison, thirty six, went missing in the early hrs of Wednesday morning.

His family said there have been recent concerns about his psychological health, and they were “devastated” simply by his death.

Mister Hutchison had spoken openly regarding his battle with depression over the years, along with elder brother Neil saying he previously done so “in an attempt to help others with similar conditions”.

‘Articulate and charismatic’

In a statement released upon Friday, the family said Mr Hutchison “wore his heart on his outter, and that was evident in the words of his music and the content material of many of his social media content.

“He has been passionate, articulate and charismatic, and also being one of the funniest and kindest people we knew. Friends and family would certainly all agree that he had a outstanding sense of humour and was obviously a great person to be around. inch

The statement additional that relatives had “remained good and hopeful that he would stroll back through the door, having used some time away to compose himself”.

And it described Mister Hutchison as a “wonderful son, sibling, uncle and friend” who at all times had time for those he looked after.

Image caption Scott Hutchison formed Frightened Rabbit alongside their brother Grant, the band’s drummer

“Depression is a horrendous illness that does not provide you with any alert or indication concerning when it will take hold of you”, this added.

“Scott fought bravely with his own issues for several years and we are immensely proud of your pet for being so open with his challenges.

“His determination to discuss these matters in the legal undoubtedly raised awareness of mental health problems and gave others confidence plus belief to discuss their own issues. inch

His Frightened Bunny bandmates released a statement stating: “There are no words to explain the overwhelming sadness and discomfort that comes with the death of our dearest Scott, but to know he is no more suffering brings us some comfort.

“Reading messages of assistance and hope from those they have helped through his art provides helped immensely and we encourage a person all to continue doing this.

“He will be missed by most of us and his absence will always be felt yet he leaves a legacy associated with hope, kindness and colour which will forever be remembered and contributed. ”

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Picture caption Scott Hutchison had been last seen after visiting the particular Dakota Hotel in South Queensferry

The particular singer and guitarist had final been seen on CCTV video leaving the Dakota Hotel within nearby South Queensferry at 01: 00 on Wednesday.

Two hours earlier, he had messaged: “Be so good to everyone you like. It’s not a given. I’m so irritated that it’s not. I didn’t reside by that standard and it eliminates me. Please, hug your loved ones. inch

Shortly afterwards, this individual added: “I’m away now. Thank you. ”

Frightened Bunny were formed by Mr Hutchison and brother Grant on percussion. The band released their album Sing the Greys in 06\, and went on to release four a lot more albums.

The siblings also released a critically-acclaimed record last month as part of Mastersystem : a supergroup that also incorporated Justin Lockey from the band Publishers.

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Image caption The singer has voiced openly of his battle with depressive disorders

Information of Mr Hutchison’s death started tributes from fans and music artists.

Snow Patrol vocalist Gary Lightbody paid tribute upon Instagram to “one of Scotland’s most extraordinary song writers”.

He said Mr Hutchison “wrote with such profound regarding loss and longing and hearing his words always made myself feel this heady mix of question, elation and pain.

“That pain that furthermore makes you feel someone understands exactly what you’re going through and you don’t really feel so alone”.

Image caption Terrified Rabbit, pictured here at Glastonbury within 2013, released five albums

Franz Ferdinand singer Alex Kapranos tweeted: “Awful news about Scott Hutchison. A dreadful loss. ”

Stuart Murdoch, from Belle and Sebastian, wrote: “Tragic news about Scott Hutchison. The whole music community within Scotland was praying for a various outcome. ”

DISC JOCKEY Edith Bowman said: “Can’t actually believe I’m reading this. Saddest waking up ever. Love and best wishes to any or all the Hutchison and Frabbit family members. ”

Scotland’s 1st Minister Nicola Sturgeon also messaged: “Heartbreaking news. My thoughts are usually with Scott’s family, friends plus fans. A remarkable and much loved skill. ”

The music performer is originally from Selkirk yet had been living in Glasgow.


Frightened Bunny – a band of siblings

Frightened Rabbit were formed along with Scott Hutchison on vocals plus guitar and his brother Grant upon drums, with the band’s most recent series also featuring Billy Kennedy, Andy Monaghan and Simon Liddell.

They released the first of the five albums, Sing the Greys, in 2006, with Scott furthermore releasing a solo album known as Owl John.

Scott and Grant had lately formed a new band called Mastersystem, joining forces with Justin Lockey through Editors and his brother James, a movie maker.

Their own debut album, Dance Music, was released final month.

Scott got also hinted at a sixth Terrified Rabbit album being released before the finish of the year, saying they had 5 or six songs that were arriving together.