Police searching for missing Pitlochry man Malcolm McGraw have contacted his family after a fatality on the railway line near the town.
The incident, in which one person died, was reported to emergency services at around 7.50pm.
The find came as a major police and community search for Mr McGraw continued.
While the identity of the body had still to be confirmed, police said Mr McGraw’s family were being updated.
A police spokesman said: “Officers are speaking with the family of missing person Malcom McGraw, however no formal identification has taken place.”
Mr McGraw, 74, has been missing from his home in Pitlochry since Friday.
Residents of the town and beyond gathered with gun dogs to search for him on Tuesday evening.
His son thanked the community for their “absolutely fantastic” efforts to find Mr McGraw.