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Police searching for Heather McKay find body in woodland

Heather McKay
Image caption Ms McKay was last seen at a friend's address in Dechmont

Officers searching for a missing woman from West Lothian have found a body.

Heather McKay, 51, was last seen at her friend's address in Craiglaw, Dechmont, at about 07:30 on Friday 24 August.

Lothian and Borders Police said the body of a woman had been discovered in dense woodland south of Dechmont at about 13:30 on Tuesday.

Ms McKay's family has been informed. Police said there were no suspicious circumstances. A post-mortem examination is due to be carried out.

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