A HEARTBROKEN teenage daughter has spoke out after her dad’s body was pulled from a river near Cumnock.

Caitlin Boyd, 17, said her dad was ‘the nicest man you could meet’ after being left shattered by his death.

Harry Boyd vanished from Auchinleck at 9pm on Wednesday, sparking a frantic search to find him.

The 48-year-old’s disappearance was out of character and deeply worried his family who were desperate for him to come home.

Then on Tuesday, June 10 at around 2.20pm det ectives tragically discovered Harry’s body in the River Lugar.

Now his daughter Caitlin has been left completely heartbroken with the rest of her family and dreading Father’s Day this weekend.

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She has paid tribute to her dad by thanking the local community and reminding them Harry ‘will forever be loved.’ Caitlin said: “It’s ahorrible feeling losing a family member.

“He was the nicest man you could meet and if anyone ever had the pleasure of speaking to him they would agree.

“Thank you everyone so so much for all the supportive messages and comments, family, friends, strangers sharing the post about him but I would sadly like to announce that his body was found in the river, I’m absolutely heartbroken so is everyone else in the family, he will forever be loved.”

Grace Wilson said: “Big gentleman, Harry. Bless you all.”

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Elizabeth Murdoch said : “So sorry for your loss, thoughts are with you and your family”

Kimberley Clark said: “Sorry to hear about your dad thoughts and prayers to you and your family”

Claire Nisbet added: “Aww hen so sad much luv to u all especially your siblings and ur mum .

Can’t believe it. Fly high big pal.”

A post mortem examination will take place but police are not treating the death as suspicious.

A spokesperson forPolice Scotland said: “Around 2.20 pm on Monday 10 June 2019, the body of Henry (Harry) Boyd (48) who had been missing from Auchinleck was recovered from the River Lugar near to Cumnock.

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“A post mortem examination will take place in due course to establish the exact cause of death however police are not treating the death as suspicious.

“Relatives are aware and a report will be sent to the Procurator Fiscal.”

For support call CALM on 0800 585 858, Mind on 0300 123 3393, Papyrus on 0800 068 41 41 or Samaritans on 116 123.