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Body found at Glencaple is missing Macauley McQueen

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Image caption Macauley McQueen was last seen in Dumfries on 22 December

A body found on a beach in Dumfries and Galloway has been confirmed as missing teenager Macauley McQueen.

The 18-year-old had not been seen since he entered the River Nith in Dumfries in the early hours of 22 December.

His body was discovered on a beach near Glencaple on Thursday. A post-mortem examination has been arranged.

Searches involving lifeboats, the coastguard, mountain rescue teams, the fire service and police were carried out.

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