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Family of missing hillwalker told of Cairngorms body find

Jim Robertson Image copyright Police handout
Image caption Jim Robertson left his home in Glasgow

The family of a missing hillwalker has been informed after a body was found in the Cairngorms.

Police Scotland said the body was found in the Glen Lui area in Aberdeenshire, and would be recovered and then identified.

The family of James Robertson, 61, from Glasgow, has been informed.

Mr Robertson - an experienced hillwalker who has climbed all 284 Munros - left his home in Glasgow in March.

He was thought to have stayed in the Bob Scott Bothy close to Derry Lodge on the Mar Lodge Estate, about eight miles from Braemar.

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