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Body found during search for Stefan Sutherland

Stefan Sutherland
Image caption Stefan Sutherland was reported missing from Lybster in Caithness

A body has been found during a search for a missing 25-year-old Caithness man Stefan Sutherland.

Police said the discovery was made by a member of the public on the shoreline near Occumster at about 12:17.

A police spokesman said the body has not been indentified. Mr Sutherland's family has been informed.

Mr Sutherland was reported missing from Lybster on 6 September. Police, search dogs and a mountain rescue team have been involved in searches for him.

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