Police investigating the disappearance of Hollie McClymount confirm they have found a body


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Police investigating the disappearance of a 14-year-old girl who was last seen in difficulty in the sea have recovered a body.

More than 40 specialist officers were deployed in the search for Hollie Jamie-Lee McClymont, as well as a helicopter and coast-guards, who has not been seen since she went swimming off Barry Island in South Wales last Sunday.

The missing teenager, from Glasgow, had been visiting family in the area with her mother Sarah.

Today, Chief Inspector Marc Lamerton, of South Wales Police, confirmed a body had been found.

He said: “The body has not been formally identified. But the family of Hollie McClymont, who was reported missing on Sunday afternoon, have been informed of this development and our thoughts are with them at this difficult time.”