Tributes paid to ‘inspirational’ ex-Fettes instructor who’s lacking believed lifeless



ributes have been paid to a retired Fettes Faculty instructor who police imagine to be lifeless.

Two males have been arrested and charged in reference to the disappearance of Dr Peter Coshan, 75, who was final seen within the Seafield space of Edinburgh at about 11.50pm on Thursday August 11.

He was reported lacking the next day.

Police imagine he’s lifeless and are treating it as homicide, nevertheless, his physique has not but been recovered.

Our ideas are together with his household and pals at this troublesome time

Dr Coshan was a member of the educating workers at Fettes Faculty in Edinburgh, the place former prime minister Tony Blair was as soon as a pupil, from 1972 till his retirement in 2005.

A Fettes spokeswoman mentioned the varsity was “shocked and deeply saddened” to listen to of the developments and added “our ideas are together with his household and pals at this troublesome time”.

Helen Harrison, head of Fettes Faculty, paid tribute to Peter Coshan, saying: “Peter was an inspirational biology instructor and he can be remembered fondly by many, not least by those that have been taught by him, tutored by him and launched to the hills via his enthusiasm for the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme, which he ran for 33 years.”

Police Scotland mentioned that two males, aged 27 and 63, have been charged in reference to the disappearance.

They’re on account of seem at Edinburgh Sheriff Courtroom on Thursday.

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