Body found in River Clyde in search for missing woman

Officers are currently trying to establish the identity of the person, who was recovered from the water on Monday.

Police: Body recovered in search for Lexi Carmichael
Police: Body recovered in search for Lexi Carmichael

A body has been recovered from the River Clyde in the search for a woman missing for a month.

Police said the body, which was found on Monday, has yet to be formally identified but is believed to be that of missing Lexi Carmichael.

Her family have been made aware of the discovery.

The 21-year-old was last seen at around 11.05pm on Wednesday, December 11, on St Vincent Place in the city centre, walking in the direction of Queen Street.

A spokesman for Police Scotland said: “We can confirm that the body of a woman was recovered from the River Clyde in Glasgow on Monday, January 6.

“Formal identification is yet to take place, however it is believed to be 21-year-old Lexi Carmichael, who was last seen on Wednesday, December 11, 2019.

“Her family have been made aware. The death is not being treated as suspicious and a report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.”

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