Tayside and Central Scotland

Body found in search for missing woman Euphemia Clark

Euphemia Clark
Image caption Ms Clark was reported missing from a care home in Crieff early on Hogmanay

Police searching for a missing elderly woman have found a body.

Euphemia Clark, 84, was reported missing from the Dalnaglar Care Home in Crieff at about 06:00 on Hogmanay.

The last known sighting of her was thought to have been at about 10:30 the same day in the Coldswells Road area.

Police Scotland said a body was found in Crieff on Friday. A statement added: "The body is still to be formally identified but the family of Euphemia Clark has been made aware."

Dog units and a helicopter were brought in to search for Ms Clark.

Police also asked local residents to check outhouses and external buildings.

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