Police looking for a Stevenston man, missing for almost a week, have found a body.

Thomas Carlin, 41, was last seen at his home address by a friend last Wednesday evening (April 17).

Police confirmed that the body of a man was discovered in grassland near to Moorpark Road West in Stevenston at around 8pm last night (Monday, April 22).

A police spokesperson said: “Although formal identification has still to take place, officers believe it to be Thomas Carlin and his family has been informed.

“The death is not being treated as suspicious and a full report will be sent to the Procurator Fiscal.”