Jason Jeffrey: Body found in search for missing teenager

A body has been found in the search for a missing teenager in the Highlands.

Jason Jeffrey. Picture: Handout

A police search for 17-year-old Jason Jeffrey has been stood down following the discovery.

Jason, from Fort William, was last seen leaving an address on Cameron Road at around 1.30pm on Saturday.

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His family have now been informed of the discovery and police thanked the public for their help.

In a statement Highland and Islands Police Division said: "Officers in Fort William report that the search for missing teenager Jason Jeffrey has now been stood down following the discovery of a body.

"The family of Jason have been made aware. The public are thanked for their assistance and concerns in the search for Jason."