Highlands & Islands

Search finds body of missing teenager Scott Campbell

Scott Campbell
Image caption Scott Campbell was last seen in the early hours of Saturday morning in Inverness

Police have found the body of a teenager who had been missing in the Highlands since Saturday morning.

Scott Campbell, 16, was last seen near the Tesco store at Inshes in Inverness at about 05:15.

Officers had asked people to check their gardens or outhouses. Search teams later found Mr Campbell's body in the Culduthel area of the city.

A post-mortem examination is set to be carried out. The death is being treated as unexplained.

Northern Constabulary said the body of the young man was discovered at about 09:51.

A spokesman said: "The death is currently being treated as unexplained and inquiries are ongoing."

He added: "A family liaison officer has been arranged to provide support to the family at this extremely difficult time."