Highlands & Islands

Missing Wakefield man Mark Burgess found dead in Alness area

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Image caption Mark Burgess was reported missing last week

A body found in the Highlands has been identified as that of a missing Wakefield man.

Mark Burgess, 58, was last seen on 15 October and Police Scotland had appealed for sightings as he was believed to have travelled north.

A body was found in the Alness area on Monday.

Police said it had been identified as that of Mr Burgess, and that a report would be submitted to the procurator fiscal.

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