It’s with great sadness that Police Constable Dean Morrison was found dead at Barry Burn.
He was a highly dedicated and well liked police Officer, he will be sadly missed
Police Scotland can confirm that the body of a man found at the Barry Burn in Carnoustie yesterday (Sun 16 Dec) has been identified as 40-year old Dean Morrison.
Dean was a serving police officer from Tayside Division, who had 16 years service.
He joined Tayside Police in 2002 and worked all his service in Dundee.
Chief Superintendent Andrew Todd, Divisional Commander for Tayside Division said :
‘Dean was a highly respected officer, who was extremely well liked and popular with his colleagues. He was thoroughly professional in his work.
‘His death is a great tragedy and he will be sadly missed by all who knew him and we will do all we can to support them during this distressing time.
‘Our thoughts are with his family and friends.
‘We ask that you respect their privacy at this difficult time’.
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