Scots pub shares heartbreaking update after body found in search for missing barman

Rodrigo Falcon went missing in December 2022
Rodrigo Falcon went missing in December 2022 -Credit:Instagram/badgalr0ro

The colleagues of a tragic barman who vanished two years ago have broken their silence weeks after a body was found.

Rodrigo Falcon, 33, originally from Argentina, disappeared from a nightclub in Aviemore during freezing conditions in the early hours of December 11, 2022.

Following a two-year search, officers confirmed a man's body had been found just outside Aviemore on Saturday, April 24. Formal identification is yet to take place but the family of Rodrigo Falcon have been made aware.

The owners of The Pine Marten Bar and Scran pub, where Rodrigo worked, shared a heartbreaking tribute to their "brother" who moved to Scotland in 2016.

Rodrigo Falcon, 33, vanished almost one month ago in Aviemore
Rodrigo Falcon, 33, vanished almost one month ago in Aviemore -Credit:Police Scotland

The post read: "To start we would like to thank so many of you that have reached out. For your kind words, well wishes, love and support in what has obviously been a very difficult time. As many of you will have heard through mass media, a body was found south of Aviemore on Friday, April 26.

"It is highly likely that it is the body of our dear friend Rod. As we await confirmation from the police, we have to try to carry on while processing our grief and sadness.

"So in this difficult time we please ask you not to bring it up. please please please just try not to mention it, because nobody wants a crying barman serving your pints, nobody wants the kitchen, sobbing as they make your meals.

"We will continue to update you as we find out what happened to our dear friend. Thank you for your help and support in this difficult time."

Rodrigo Falcon
Rodrigo Falcon -Credit:Police Scotland

The heartbroken former colleagues also sent a message of support to Rod's family in South America.

They added: "Our thoughts go out to Rod's family back home in Argentina and his friends from all around the world.

"Words can’t describe the pain we feel from losing the best friend that we could ever hope for as I’m sure you all know he was much more than just someone who worked with us at the pub. He was our brother.

"Thanks Again, Love Scotty, Katie and his whole PMB family."

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