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Body of missing man found in woodland

Members of the public discovered the body of Daryl Flockhart on Thursday afternoon, a few days after he went missing in Haddington.

Police said the 22-year-old’s death is not being treated as suspicious (David Cheskin/PA)
Police said the 22-year-old’s death is not being treated as suspicious (David Cheskin/PA)

The body of a missing man has been found in a wooded area of East Lothian.

Daryl Flockhart had last been seen in Haddington on Tuesday afternoon and was reported as missing.

Members of the public discovered the 22-year-old’s body in Alderston Woods at around 6.30pm on Thursday.

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Daryl Flockhart (Police Scotland/PA)

A statement from Police Scotland said: “The death is not being treated as suspicious, and our thoughts are with Daryl’s family and friends at this difficult time.

“A report will be submitted to the procurator fiscal.”

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