Body of woman found during search for missing hillwalker in Scotland

Body of woman found during search for missing hillwalker in Scotland
Alison Fox who has been reported missing in the Ochil Hills. Picture: PA

The body of a woman has been found during the search for a missing hillwalker.

Police and mountain rescuers had been searching the Ochil Hills for Alison Fox after the 51-year-old from Alloa,

Clackmannanshire, became lost in the hills near Menstrie on Thursday.

The body was recovered near Dunyat Farm at around 2.15pm on Friday, police in Forth Valley confirmed.

There are no suspicious circumstances surrounding the death, officers said.

A spokesman said: "No formal identification has taken place at this time, however Alison's family are being informed."

[b- Press Association]

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