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Body of missing woman discovered near Ballater

The body has been discovered of a woman, who was reported missing overnight near Ballater in Aberdeenshire.

More than 40 members of the Grampian Police, Braemar, Aberdeen and RAF Leuchars mountain rescue teams launched a search in the Glen Muick area.

The body of the woman, aged in her mid-30s, was found on Tuesday morning.

A Grampian Police spokesperson said a report would be submitted to the procurator fiscal.

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