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Body of missing Orkney man Boyd Livingstone found

fishing boat
Image caption A search was launched after the brothers failed to return from a fishing trip

The body of a man missing since heading out on a fishing trip with his brother has been found.

Boyd and Andrew Livingstone failed to return from a trip in the Loch of Boardhouse area of Orkney on 2 August.

The alarm was raised by family and the body of Andrew, 71, was later found in the loch.

Police said a second body recovered after a report from a member of the public at about 17:00 on Sunday had been identified as Boyd, who was 68.

Image caption The men went missing in the Loch of Boardhouse area
Image caption Police and the coastguard had searched the loch and surrounding area

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