Body found in search for missing teenager Liam Smith

Liam Smith, 16, who went missing from the Aberdeen area in November 201. Picture: Police Scotland
Liam Smith, 16, who went missing from the Aberdeen area in November 201. Picture: Police Scotland
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A body has been found in the search for missing teenager Liam Smith.

The 16-year-old was last seen on CCTV entering Union Square shopping centre before boarding a 202 Stagecoach Bus at Aberdeen Bus Station on Saturday November 17.

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Police discovered the body of a male in a remote wooded area south of Banchory, Aberdeenshire after being notified by a member of the public at around 3pm this afternoon in the area of Craig of Affrusk.

Formal identification has yet to take place but Liam’s family has been notified.

Enquiries are ongoing and there are not believed to be any suspicious circumstances surrounding the death.