Body found

A search for a missing Dumfries and Galloway man has been called off after police found a body.

James Neil from Sourtherness had been reported missing but police said their hunt was halted after the body of a man was found in woodland near to Southerness Golf Course on the evening of Monday, February 27.

The procurator fiscal has been informed of the death. Police said formal identification and a post-mortem examination were being arranged.