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Police identify Heather McKay's body after it was found in woodland

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

The body found in West Lothian was that of missing woman Heather McKay, Lothian and Borders police have confirmed.

There were no suspicious circumstances and a report will be sent to the procurator fiscal.

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

Her body was discovered in dense woodland south of Dechmont at about 13:30 on Tuesday. A post-mortem examination is due to be carried out.

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