Missing hillwalker - body found

Extensive seraches have been carried out for hillwalker Jim Robertson.
Extensive seraches have been carried out for hillwalker Jim Robertson.

The family of a missing hillwalker have been informed after a body was found in the Cairngorms.

Jim Robertson was reported missing when he failed to return from a trip to the hills in early March.

Extensive searches have been carried out for the 61-year-old from the Glasgow area.

An operation is under way to recover the remains, which were discovered in the Glen Lui area on Thursday night.

A Police Scotland spokesman said: “Police Scotland can confirm that a body has been found in the Glen Lui area of the Cairngorms, Aberdeenshire.

“An operation is currently underway to recover the body, which was discovered last night, and more information will be issued when available.”