Tayside and Central Scotland

Woman's body recovered from sea by fishing boat

A woman's body has been recovered from the sea near Arbroath by a fishing boat.

The discovery was made by the crew of the Telstar at about 12:00 on Sunday and led to a police cordon at Arbroath harbour while officers investigated.

The identity of the woman will not be released by police until her next of kin has been informed.

The Coastguard and RNLI conducted a search on Saturday after reports of concerns for a missing person.

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