Police in Ayrshire have announced that they have sadly found a body in the search for a missing Prestwick woman.

Around 12pm today, Friday, March, 20, the body of a woman was discovered at Prestwick Golf Course.

Although a formal identification has still to take place, the family of missing woman Erin Lawrie has been informed.

A post mortem examination will take place in due course to establish the exact circumstances of the death however police are not treating the death as suspicious.

A report will be sent to the Procurator Fiscal.