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The body of missing teenager Leon Fleming who went missing after leaving the Almond House Lodge in the north Edinburgh last Wednesday of has been found in woods at a golf course.

Police confirmed that his body was recovered in woodland at Silverknowes Golf Course on Saturday morning.

His family have been made aware.

The death is not being treated as suspicious and a report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Police in Edinburgh can confirm the body of a missing teenager has been found.

“Leon Fleming, 18, was last seen shortly before 7pm on Wednesday, July 10 leaving Almond House Lodge on Marine Drive.

“His body was discovered in a wooded area at Silverknowes Golf Course this morning. Leon’s family have been made aware.

“The death is not being treated as suspicious and a report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.”