At 9pm tonight (Friday August 17th) Police Scotland confirmed that a body has been found in the Castle Grounds, Stornoway.
Police, Coastguard staff and volunteers, as well as members of the public had been involved in a massive search of the Grounds during the day. This followed a missing person alert overnight.
While formal identification has yet to take place, the family of missing person Hannah Mackenzie has been informed, the police statement said.
Area Commander for the Western Isles, Chief Inspector Ian Graham said: "Our thoughts at this difficult time are with all concerned."
Hannah's family ask for privacy at this difficult time.