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Missing tourist found in Edinburgh city centre church

Riina Elisabeth Sjogren Image copyright Police Scotland
Image caption Riina Elisabeth Sjogren was found in St Mary's Church in Palmerston Place in Edinburgh

A Finnish tourist who went missing after buying a plane ticket at Edinburgh Airport has been found in a church in the capital.

Riina Elisabeth Sjogren, 38, was found in St Mary's Cathedral in Palmerston Place at 09:00.

She was last seen in Edinburgh's York Place at about 22:20 on Tuesday 9 January.

She had bought a plane ticket but then took a tram into the city leaving a number of belongings at the airport.

A Police Scotland spokesman said: "Officers would like to thank members of the public and media who participated in our search."

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