Highlands & Islands

Body found in search for missing Benbecula man James Davidson

James Davidson
Image caption James Davidson was reported missing from his home earlier this week

A body has been found during searches for a man who was reported missing from his home on the Western Isles.

James Davidson was last seen at his home in Benbecula on Monday.

Police, the Maritime and Coastguard Agency and Hebridean Search and Rescue had been involved in searches of the Creagorry and Liniclate areas.

Northern Constabulary said the body of a man was found on the shoreline near Liniclate. Formal identification has still to take place.

The force added that search operations had been stood down.