South Scotland

Body found in search for missing woman Jean Arres

Jean Arres
Image caption A search was being carried out for Jean Arres who was last seen on Saturday evening

Police have confirmed a body has been found in the Borders countryside during the search for a missing 93-year-old.

The discovery was made in the Southdean area.

It came during a search operation to try to trace Jean Arres who was last seen at her home south of Hawick at about 21:00 on Saturday.

Police Scotland said the body had not been formally identified and a report was being sent to the procurator fiscal.

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