The body of a woman has been found in a woodland area on New Street in Stevenston.

The woman was discovered near to Livingstone Parish Church at around 7.25pm last night.

A spokesperson for Police Scotland said: "The woman has not yet been formally identified. However, the family of Natasha Harrison, 27, who had been reported missing from Saltcoats, has been made aware.

"The death is not being treated as suspicious."

Our thoughts are with the woman's family and friends.

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