Body found in search for missing hillwalker on Rum

Mary Molloy

The family of a hillwalker reported missing on Rum have been informed of the discovery of a woman's body.

Mary Molloy, 68, disappeared while on a walk between Trollabhal and Bealach an Fhuarain in the south of the island on 25 May.

Police Scotland said a woman's body was found on Saturday but formal identification has still to take place.

Officers said inquiries were ongoing, but there were no apparent suspicious circumstances.

Mountain rescue teams and search dogs were involved in the effort to find Ms Molloy.

She had been trying to get back to the Dibidil area.

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