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Body believed to be missing teenager Sarah Smith

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Image caption Sarah Smith was reported missing after failing to return to her home in Port Glasgow on Sunday night

A body recovered from the River Clyde at Greenock is believed to be that of a missing teenager, police have said.

Sarah Smith, 19, from Port Glasgow, was reported missing after failing to return home on Sunday night. She had last been seen in the Gourock area.

A body recovered from the water at Cardwell Bay, near Battery Park, on Monday is believed to be that of Sarah. Her family have been informed.

A post mortem examination will be held to establish the exact cause of death.

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