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Body confirmed as missing Portsoy taxi driver Robert Stevenson

Robert Stevenson Image copyright Police Scotland

Tributes have been paid to a "much-loved dad" after a body was confirmed to be that of the missing taxi driver.

Robert Stevenson, 65, of Portsoy, had gone missing last Thursday afternoon.

His car and a body of a man were found near Pennan on Sunday night. Police Scotland said the body had now been identified as that of Mr Stevenson.

His "devastated" family said in a statement: "Robert was a devoted husband and much-loved dad and will be very sorely missed."

They added: "The family would like to thank everyone who has been involved in the search in any way."

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