Missing Glencoe kayaker: Search team find body

RESCUERS searching for a missing kayaker in Glencoe have recoved a body.

The female kayaker, who Northern Constabulary say was in her early twenties and from the north of England, went missing this morning when her kayak overturned in the River Coe.

A Sea King helicopter from HMS Gannet in Prestick joined police, mountain rescue and coastguard volunteers in a search of the river from the Clachaig Inn to Glencoe Village.

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The search was called off when a body was recovered in the area this afternoon.

A police spokesman said: "Northern Constabulary can confirm that following the search for the missing kayaker, the body of a woman has been found and recovered.

"No further details regarding the identity of the woman will be released until formal identification has taken place."