Balmedie beach body identified

Searches had been ongoing in the area since the 25-year-old was last seen there on Saturday January 5..
Searches had been ongoing in the area since the 25-year-old was last seen there on Saturday January 5..

Police Scotland can confirm that the body recovered at Balmedie Beach at the weekend is that of Alastair Done who was reported missing.

Extensive enquiries and searches have been ongoing in the area since the 25-year-old from Cheshire was last seen there on Saturday January 5..

Detective Inspector Sam Buchan said: "Alastair's family has been informed and our thoughts are with them at this incredibly sad time.

"I would once again like to thank the members of the public who took the time to get in touch with information and to those who shared our appeals."