After 60 years of marriage, a Scots couple who made a death pact died “about the same time.”

After 60 years of marriage, a Scots couple who made a death pact died “about the same time.”

A husband and woman of almost 60 years died "around the same time" after vowing to meet if one died first.

Gran David McLeod, 78, went missing on December 16 and was found dead on December 18.

Sandra, 79, died of brain cancer at 12.55am on December 17, just hours after her husband of 63 years vanished.

Their distraught family revealed David's watch had stopped at 12.55am, the same time his wife died.
David, a retired construction worker with dementia, left at 8 p.m. to buy a newspaper but never returned.

Sunday, December 19, along Cauldshiels Loch, roughly a three-mile walk from his home.

The couple's distraught family stated they died around the same time.

They have three children, 16 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren.
"The McLeod family would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone for sharing our dad's and grandad's information and photo," the family wrote in a statement.

It was him who located granddad and helped us bring him home.

"He died around the same time as 'the wife,' as he called her the first night she went missing.

"Dave and Sandra will be deeply missed by all."

Anyone who knew them knew they cherished having a house full of loved ones.

"They were together for 63 years in life and will be together in death."

If one died first, the other would meet them halfway.

The rest of the family (Sandra Mary David Kelly Marion)

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