Police have confirmed the body of a man reported missing has been found.
Officers issued an appeal to the public to help find 46-year-old Duncan Sutherland on Friday evening.
Today the force confirmed his body was found at a property near Westerwards Croft, Portsoy.
A spokesman said: “There are not believed to be any suspicious circumstances and a full report will be sent to the Procurator Fiscal. Duncan’s family have been informed. We would like to thank members of the public for their assistance with our inquiry.”