A BODY has been found in the search for a missing Borders woman.

The discovery was made in the Melrose area at around 11.30am this morning (Monday).

Although formal identification has yet to take place, the family of 29-year-old Kirsty Miller, who was reported missing at the weekend, has been informed.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Around 11.30am on Monday, November 21, police discovered the body of a woman in the Melrose area. 

“Formal identification has still to take place. However, it's believed to be 29-year-old Kirsty Miller, missing from Newtown St Boswells since November 19. 

“Her family has been informed. 

“The death is not being treated as suspicious.”