Police are treating the attack on the 23-year-old as attempted murder.
Body Found In Wooded Area Confirmed As William McKenna
A body found in a wooded area is that of a man who has been missing for six months, police said.
William McKenna, 39, was last seen on July 19 when he was spotted by neighbours leaving his home on Durban Avenue, Clydebank, West Dunbartonshire, at about 12.30pm.
The last contact Mr McKenna had with his family was on July 16 when he spoke to his mother while walking over the Erskine Bridge.
Officers carried out extensive searches, including the use of divers to scour the Forth and Clyde Canal and stopping more than 650 people in a public stop-and-speak operation.
Police Scotland confirmed that a body found by officers on Tuesday November 29 within a wooded area in Bishopton, near to the Erskine Bridge, has been formally identified as Mr McKenna.
A post-mortem examination was carried out and there are no suspicious circumstances surround his death, police added.
A report will be sent to the Procurator Fiscal.
He will have a private meeting with the monarch at the Palace of Holyroodhouse on Wednesday.
The most recent figures for GDP in Scotland showed a fall of 0.2% over the period of October to December at the same time as the UK economy grew by 0.7%.
The second meeting of a Ministerial Working Group to examine building and fire safety regulatory frameworks was held on Wednesday.
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