The family of Liam Smith have said they are “heartbroken” after a body found in woods was confirmed as that of the missing teenager.
The mum of teenager Liam Smith this afternoon told of her heartbreak after police confirmed that a body found in a woodland was that of the missing Westhill Academy pupil.
The family of missing teenager Liam Smith has been informed that the body of a male has been found in a remote wooded area in the north-east.
A charity helping young people battle mental health problems has backed an Aberdeen family’s call asking teenagers in need to seek assistance.
“We believe Liam wasn’t feeling himself at the time he went missing and we would encourage any teenager who is feeling overwhelmed to speak to someone about their feelings.”
Police are to scale back the search for missing Aberdeen schoolboy Liam Smith in the next few days.
Liam Smith was seen on CCTV entering Union Square shopping centre before boarding a 202 Stagecoach bus at 1.11pm at Aberdeen Bus Station on Saturday November 17.
Liam's mum Alix: "Police officers have been out searching the areas that Liam was last seen every single day since we reported him missing and we are truly grateful for everyone’s perseverance in trying to locate him. We continue to hope that Liam will be found.”
Police are continuing to search for missing Aberdeen teenager Liam Smith.
The search for a missing schoolboy entered its 17th day.
Classmates of a missing Aberdeen schoolboy are being offered counselling as the search for him enters its third week.
Today marks two weeks since Liam Smith was last seen in Aberdeen.
Two people who could hold the key in tracing a missing Aberdeen schoolboy’s movements have still to come forward, police have said.
Specialist officers searching for missing teenager Liam Smith are dealing with “challenging and harsh terrain”.
Police are today focusing their search for a missing schoolboy on a north-east village.
The search for a missing schoolboy will today enter its 10th day as supporters of his family rallied round to help.
Gothenburg Great Alex McLeish has made a personal appeal for missing schoolboy Liam Smith to come home.
A football legend has urged missing Aberdeen schoolboy Liam Smith to come home.
Police were today set to retrace the steps of a schoolboy exactly a week after he went missing.
Police have visited schools in the north-east to speak to pupils about missing teenager Liam Smith.
Police are appealing for two bus passengers to come forward as part of efforts to trace the movements of missing Aberdeen teenager Liam Smith.
Police divers were today drafted in to search for a schoolboy now missing for six days.
The family of missing teenager Liam Smith have issued a renewed appeal for information as officers continue their search to find him.
The search for a missing Aberdeen schoolboy is continuing in a north-east town today.
New CCTV footage has been released in the bid to trace a missing Aberdeen teen.
Police have today changed the location of the hunt for a missing teenager after ruling out a sighting in a village.
Specialist search teams and air support have been brought in to help find missing north-east schoolboy Liam Smith.
The mother of a north-east schoolboy missing from home since Saturday has made an emotional appeal for his safe return.
The search for a missing north-east schoolboy is continuing today almost three days since he was last seen.