Missing fisherman's family informed after body discovered
The family of Craig Reid were notified after a fishing vessel found the body of a man near Orkney.
A man's body has been recovered by a fishing vessel 25 miles north west of Orkney.
The family of missing fisherman Craig Reid were informed of the find on Sunday morning.
Mr Reid, 25, was reported overboard from the Apollo on April 18.
Helicopter crews and a US Navy plane on a nearby training exercise were drafted in to search for the missing crewman before the hunt was stood down.
A police statement said: "Police Scotland can confirm that the body of a man has been recovered on Sunday by a fishing vessel 25 miles north west of Orkney.
"Formal identification has not taken place, but the family of Craig Reid who went missing on April 18 have been made aware."