Police find a body in search for missing hillwalker Edward Jackson
- 17 March 2014
- From the section Highlands & Islands
Police searching for a missing hillwalker in the Outer Hebrides have found a body.
Edward Jackson, from the Preston area, was last seen on Saturday in the Maraig to Urgha path area of North Harris.
The discovery followed a search by coastguards and police as well as volunteers from HebSar, the isles' voluntary mountain rescue team.
Formal identification has not yet taken place, but the 55-year-old's next of kin have been informed.
Mr Jackson, also known as Ted, was on a walking holiday in the Western Isles.