Tayside and Central Scotland

Body found in Perth woods confirmed as Doreen MacIntyre

Doreen MacIntyre
Image caption Police have confirmed the identity of a body found at Kinnoull Hill near Perth as Doreen MacIntyre

Tayside Police have confirmed that a body found in woodland near Perth has been identified as Doreen MacIntyre.

A search was launched after the 55-year-old disappeared from the grounds of Murray Royal Hospital at about 16:00 on 11 December.

The body was found by officers at the foot of Kinnoull Hill just outside the city on Thursday, 13 December.

Police said there were no apparent suspicious circumstances surrounding the incident.

A report has been submitted to the procurator fiscal.

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